Prince Andrew (59) defends in the abuse scandal to American billionaire Jeffrey Epstein (†66). After Epstein’s former Pilot claiming in court documents that Prince Andrew in 2001, and carried, together with Epstein and his then 17-year-old Sex slave Virginia Roberts in the Private Jet of the Financiers, act now, Andrew, to his friendship with Epstein.

In an official Statement, the Queen Elizabeth’s (93) writes, the second son: “I have met Mr. Epstein in 1999. During the time I was acquainted with him, I saw him occasionally, and probably not more than once or twice a year. I was in a number of his property to a guest.” To have “none of the limited time” that he spent with the billionaire, he noticed the alleged abuse or suspected.

“It was a mistake,”

Epstein was convicted in 2008 for abuse of minors and had to serve a 13-month prison sentence, after he had been accused by 20 women of abuse. One of the alleged victim, Virginia Roberts, who alleged was, as a 17-to be forced to Year old repeatedly have Sex with Prince Andrew has been. Despite Epstein’s conviction used Andrew and his friendship with the American Financier still. A mistake, as he writes in his Statement.

“It was a mistake to see him after his release in 2010. I can only tell of my Regret that I thought I knew who the Person was – given what we know today as non – real out. I have considerable sympathy with all who were affected by his Actions and behavior,” says Andrew.

in The elite circles of well-connected Epstein had the 10. August in a detention facility in Manhattan life, after he should once again be because of the abuse allegations before the court. Prince Andrew writes: “His suicide has left many unanswered questions. (…) It is a difficult time for all involved, and I am unable to understand Epstein’s life style or to explain.” The Royal condemn the “exploitation of every human being” and would approve never “or support”. (kad/SDA)