‘Zero co-operation’ from Andrew during Epstein inquiry, prosecutor says

Prince Andrew has provided “zero co-operation” with the Jeffrey Epstein sex trafficking investigation, a US prosecutor has said.

Geoffrey Berman, Manhattan’s top federal prosecutor, said his team – as well as the FBI – had contacted the prince’s lawyers and asked to interview him.

“To date, Prince Andrew has provided zero co-operation,” Mr Berman said at a news conference outside Epstein’s New York mansion.

Who's who in the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal?

Who’s who in the Jeffrey Epstein sex scandal?

During a BBC Newsnight interview last year Prince Andrew suggested he would willingly co-operate with an investigation.

Virginia Giuffre, who claims she had several sexual encounters with the prince when she was 17, said: “Prince Andrew’s continued refusal to cooperate with authorities after freely acknowledging that he would be prepared to answer inquiries raises even more questions about the role he played in the international sex trafficking ring Jeffrey Epstein and others operated.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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