Jeffrey Epstein reached a secret agreement with Prince Andrew’s rape accuser-Action News Now

As part of the 2009 confidential settlement agreement, the deceased pedophile agreed to pay Virginia Giuffre $500,000, which was unblocked on Monday

A newly opened court document shows that Jeffrey Epstein paid Virginia Giuffre $500,000 in the 2009 legal settlement, in which she agreed not to prosecute and was convicted Anyone related to the sex offender who may become a “potential defendant”.

This settlement As part of Giuffre’s ongoing civil lawsuit against Prince Andrew, the New York court made it public on Monday. She is seeking unspecified damages, claiming that the British royal family sexually assaulted her when she was a teenager.

She claimed that she was forced to have sex with him by Epstein and his accomplices, and now convicted sex trafficker Gisline Maxwell.

Her lawsuit is now facing major challenges on Tuesday, when Prince Andrew’s lawyer will seek to dismiss the case based on a settlement agreement.Prince Andrew denied Giuffre’s allegations. He submitted the document as part of his legal briefing in October, stating that “Widely Released” Regulations blocked “Future legal disputes” Oppose him and other so-called Epstein associates.

In the submitted documents, his lawyer pointed out that due to the identity of Prince Andrew “Advanced” British royal family, he “Belongs to one of the clearly defined categories of personnel” Who is “Exemption from Liability” As “Third Party Beneficiaries” According to the 2009 agreement.

Although Prince Andrew’s name is not mentioned, the settlement clearly covers “Clearly identified categories of personnel,” include “Royalty” also “Politicians, scholars, businessmen and other people who are allegedly connected to Epstein.”

The 2009 transaction, which has been kept secret so far, shows that Giuffre (also alleged by her maiden name Roberts) agreed “Release, innocence, contentment, release forever” Epstein and “Any other person or entity that may be listed as a potential defendant” Legal proceedings from the date of the claim “From the beginning of creation.”

However, her lawyer stated that the terms of the agreement only apply to Florida-where Giuffre claims she was sexually abused by Epstein-therefore “It doesn’t matter” In her lawsuit against Prince Andrew, the lawsuit covers alleged sexual abuse by members of the royal family in New York, London and the U.S. Virgin Islands.In their court documents, her legal team stated that Epstein’s deal was “Outside the Four Corners” The case of Prince Andrew.

The document was ordered to be unsealed on December 29.