Epstein – Metropolitan Police decided not to probe claims from Epstein victim about Prince Andrew night
In August 2019 I revealed that London's Metropolitan Police had decided not to investigate allegations that Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre was trafficked to London for sexual exploitation, in relation to a night allegedly spent with Prince Andrew.
The Met said it had “received an allegation of non-recent trafficking for sexual exploitation. The allegation was made against a US national, Jeffrey Epstein, and a British woman. It related to events outside of the UK and an allegation of trafficking to central London in 2001.”
However, the Met said it had “concluded that the MPS was not the appropriate authority to conduct enquiries in these circumstances” and it had decided “this matter would not proceed to a full criminal investigation”.
This was the first in a series of films on Epstein and alleged offences in the UK.
In June 2021 the Channel 4 News Investigations Team revealed that Epstein and Maxwell were implicated in a series of allegations in the UK over more than a decade, which led the Met to announce it would launch a review into the evidence.
Channel 4 News, 2019