British authorities are finally reviewing Prince Andrew’s old Epstein-related crimes

Prince Andrew and Virginia Roberts **FILE PHOTOS**

I’ve just gotten used to the lack of coverage around Prince Andrew’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein, so I don’t even go looking for it anymore. I mean, so much is already known and still nothing is done. Andrew sits in the Royal Lodge in Windsor, he rides his horses and checks in on the Queen and buys himself fancy new Bentleys. He is living the peaceful life of a retired aristocrat. The only thing that probably irks Andrew is that he can’t travel as freely as he used to, because he’s still wanted for FBI questioning. But it’s perfectly clear that as long as he stays within the UK, no one is going to touch him for all of the crimes he committed with Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell, up to and including human trafficking and rape. But then this Channel 4 News segment changed my mind a little:

That’s… a lot. A rare piece of great journalism around this situation. The basic gist is that British authorities have failed to investigate Epstein and Maxwell’s activities in the UK because of their connection to Prince Andrew. Now the Met is like “okay, thanks for telling us, we promise we’ll investigate!”

British police say they will review allegations made in a recent Channel 4 News investigation that convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein and his former partner, Ghislaine Maxwell, sexually abused, trafficked and groomed multiple women and girls in Britain over a period of 10 years. The claims, of which there are at least half a dozen but the broadcaster said could be “much higher,” aired on Tuesday, prompting fresh calls for the Metropolitan Police Service to fully investigate the Epstein scandal which has thrust Britain’s Prince Andrew, the second-eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II, into the spotlight due to his ties to the disgraced U.S. financier.

The broadcaster said the allegations, including rape and sexual assault, came from evidence collected from “a combination of publicly available documentation (including court papers), witness accounts, and interviews.” The allegations further implicate British socialite Maxwell, who is in jail and awaiting trial in the United States on sex trafficking charges. She has denied enlisting underage girls for Epstein to sexually abuse. In its report, the broadcaster asked why Britain has been so slow to investigate the allegations when authorities around the world have moved to uncover the truth about the extent of Epstein’s crimes and connections.

“In this country there has been a deafening silence from the metropolitan police,” the investigation said, adding “Scotland Yard has seemingly done very little. Tonight we ask, why?”

In 2019, Scotland Yard dropped the investigation into claims of sex trafficking by Epstein, saying the case “would be largely focused on activities and relationships outside the UK.” The force said it “was not the appropriate authority to conduct enquiries.”

Responding to the new report, the Metropolitan Police Service said “we will always consider any new information and will review the information sent to us from Channel 4.”

The broadcaster also explored the widely speculated issue that Andrew’s ties to the scandal may have influenced how the investigation was handled by British police.

[From WaPo]

I mean… it is what it is. Nothing will be done in the UK. For now. I do think that things might start happening in and around Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial, depending on the international coverage and depending on just how much is revealed during the trial. I still think there’s a very good chance that Maxwell will spill all on Andrew in particular, simply because she has no reason not to spill. And that in turn will put more pressure on British authorities. We’ll see.

Duke of York, Prince Andrew continues to get probed about his involvement with the Jeffery Epstein case! **FILE PHOTOS**

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  1. Kate says:

    Mommy will save this fool.

    • Bettyrose says:

      Well then Mum better outlive the statute of limitations.

    • Mrs.Krabapple says:

      I don’t think it’s just the queen. I think they ALL have shady financial connections to hide, and don’t want to start a precedence that they can be investigated. So they’ll all protect Andrew.

  2. Julia K says:

    If she spills on Andrew it will send a chilling signal to many others that she is willing to talk. Her chances of surviving are not good. She will stay silent to save her life.

  3. MaryContrary says:

    But the biggest scandal is baby Lilibet’s name!

  4. Chaine says:

    They’ll never do anything there, will they, because he is the queen’s son, and when she’s gone they still won’t because he will be king’s brother. OT but is the cheesy decrepit building set normal for a UK investigative report? I started to get dizzy the number of times she strode down a grimy hallway or papers floated eerily to the floor.

    • Anance says:

      Maybe the cheesy, decrepit building set with grimy halls and random papers floating eerily is a metaphor.

  5. Scorpion says:

    Come through Channel 4 with the facts. The Met are corrupt and part of the establishment so Pedo Andy won’t be contacted at all.

  6. Sofia says:

    I’ll be very surprised if anything comes from this. I’m sure there were lots of others involved not just Andrew and they may want to keep that as quiet as they can

    • NiqGee says:

      I believe the Earl of Snowdon’s name also appeared in Maxwell’s black book. So, 2 cousins mixing in sketchy activities.

  7. Cessily says:

    They will not do anything his security was with him and they have said if creates a “conflict of interest “ for the MET to investigate. My take is they knew or certain higher up people have known all along.

    • The Hench says:

      Yes. They may investigate but the establishment will never move against the Royal Family. There will be skating and obfuscation and mumble, mumble and nothing will happen to Andrew. As you say, Cessily, they already know all about this. They may – a la the child sex scandal involving many politicians and media figures which then turned out to be totally false – drag in a few other high profile names but if anyone wants a salutary and very depressing insight into how much the RF gets away with then read the book “And What Do You Do”. Unfortunately, justice is not coming for Andrew.

    • Zapp Brannigan says:

      I think they knew exactly what he was doing. It would also explain that odd story from a few months ago where a woman made her way past his security and accessed Andrew’s home, she was later arrested. I would think his security are used to random women being brought to the palaces for Andrew.

      I expect nothing will happen to Andrew, the higher ups won’t want to investigate as it will implement some of their own. The best we can hope for is the lower rank and file being promoted in time and then exposing the rot, this is what happened with Jimmy Saville, it was known since the eighties what he was doing but took years to become public.

  8. Coco says:

    When he heard about this article, Andrew broke out in a cold non-sweat.

  9. AmyB says:

    I am not a lawyer, so help me understand…is it because of jurisdiction that Andrew has never been pursued criminally for any of this? The fact that he is in the UK, and not in the US? I know his one accuser, has been vocal, and has come forward and done much to tell her side of the story – the woman in that picture. It is just horrifying that he is just out there, living his life, untouched by all of this. So gross, talk about white male privilege. And the RF has it in for Megan and Harry? LMAO

    I guess one can hope that Ghislaine Maxwell would finally talk and spill everything. Might be her only chance to make some kind of deal that doesn’t land her in prison for the rest of her life. Although that is where she, and Andrew deserve to be, for what they did to all those young innocent girls!

    • Jaded says:

      The only way he’ll face any music with the Met is if Maxwell spills and more British women come forward with their assault stories involving him. Otherwise, mummy will save his sorry ass yet again.

    • SarahCS says:

      I’m not a lawyer either but I honestly think it’s purely down to his mother being queen. There’s nothing actually legal protecting him.

      • Pat says:

        I questioned the case on Twitter and a guy told me that if I had a real concern about the situation I should contact the FBI because they had recently taken over the case. I sent a comment to the FBI director Christopher Wray and I asked him why this situation has been at a stand still and that if Randy Andy was guilty in any way he shouldn’t be protected from prosecution because of his last name or who his mommy is. The queen is the head of the Church of England and she is protecting her son. She should at least have common sense to make him sit down and do as the states attorney’s have requested. That asked him to allow them to question him under oath with his counsel. They were willing to come to him if necessary and he lies and hides. They discovered evidence of a lie or two that he told them. He’s Not lying and hiding for nothing. The state’s attorney’s have even said he’s not been honest with them and he hasn’t made himself available to them. He dodges their phone calls, his has no time in his schedule. Really?? He’s hiding. Either the taxpayers or mommy pay for his security detail. The queen (royals)and Trump are some great con artist’s.

      • AmyB says:

        @Pat Wow, I know, so disgusting how very powerful, rich and privileged people can get away with such horrific things. We are not taking money laundering here, although I do think Trump may have to face some serious repercussions for tax evasion in NY, now with the AG after his ass based on his tax returns, and the case recently turning criminal (though they didn’t give the reason to the public).

        We are talking sex trafficking, child sexual abuse…things that literally damage those children into adulthood for life. It is beyond reprehensible to me. And the perpetuators, no matter who the FUCK they are, should pay. I guarantee you, they are probably many other well known people in Jeffrey Epstein’s/ Ghislaine Maxwell’s circle!!

    • Jaded says:

      Amy8 – the UK Met originally stated that they wouldn’t pursue any of the allegations against Prince Andrew because the women are American and it can’t be proven that any rapes occurred in the UK. However, now that at least one British woman has come forward, others may follow with new evidence that could possible nail him. Fingers crossed!

      • Cessily says:

        Powerful men or woman (referring to Maxwell) like those involved in this rarely face justice.. Epstein was not an “unknown”, his circles and authorities all over knew exactly what was going on. I applaud the countries that are at least trying to prosecute this. Abused, trafficked women and children rarely find justice. Most are lucky to survive and find freedom and or peace. Kevin Spacey faced horrific charges with witnesses that died and evidence that disappeared.. he was in this crowd also.

      • AmyB says:

        @Cessily – I forgot about that stuff with Kevin Spacey!! The fact that witnesses died/or evidence disappeared, and the case was dropped! UGH, so disgusting!! I know, these cases with young children (female or male), sex trafficked and sexually abused, especially by powerful, influential people is a tough hill to climb for justice. Money and power can really make those things go away – look at F**KING Donald Trump! Or how long it took to bring down Bill Cosby etc.

        It is just a tragedy and beyond disgusting to me that Andrew hasn’t faced anything for this. I didn’t realize British women had come forward, it is a difficult thing to follow. I remember watching a interview with the one American accuser, Virginia, and it’s just beyond heartbreaking. I hope Maxwell does make some kind of deal, and spills the tea! These assholes need to be held accountable, I don’t give a shit if they are in the Royal Family or what!

      • Cessily says:

        *most that survive are just lucky if the find freedom and some peace.

        Sorry edited a few sentences wrong..

        Something I saw on Spacey..

    • Eurydice says:

      I seems like a circular argument. The police are saying that because there was no crime in the UK, they can’t investigate. But a crime can’t be declared unless they investigate. And there are at least 6 women who have claimed they were abused by Epstein and Maxwell in the UK.

    • SenseOfTheAbsurd says:

      This kind of situation is what Interpol is for. If USA law enforcement need enquiries made, go through Interpol, Interpol pass it on to UK law enforcement, UK cops do the enquiries, pass it all back through Interpol. But if Met refuse to touch it because they’re institutionally corrupt and in thrall to the elite (which they are), the whole system falls over.

  10. Bettyrose says:

    I only hope that Epstein was truly terrified in his last moments. That’s probably the most justice his victims will ever know.

  11. Amy Bee says:

    As the Channel 4 report says one of the women set to testify against Maxwell is British and she says she was assaulted in London. I think when that testimony comes out the Met will be forced to investigate.

    • SarahCS says:

      With the Met investigating and the Tories in power I think we can safely say nothing will come of that.

    • Pat says:

      A British man told me on Twitter that Harry should shut his mouth. Enough is enough and he should be tried for treason. I disagreed with him and he told me that Harry is endangering the National security of the country, and that the things he’s said undermines the queens standing as the head of state. He said the queen is the sovereign and Harry should never speak out against her. I don’t get it, it’s like brainwashing/cult like. It’s gotten crazy and creepy bcuz it’s Real life for the Majority of them. I guess it’s not an issue if he’s guilty and gets away with it and continues piling up victims. That’s obviously not an issue of National Security. The authorities in other countries don’t need to know that he likes little girls in a disgusting manner. Therefore a pervert roams freely, if he’s guilty.

  12. Izzy says:

    I guess we can look forward to another round of insanely stupid slander directed toward the Sussexes to deflect from this mess.

  13. TabithaD says:

    I have absolutely no doubt that the Met’s failure to investigate this is down to protecting Prince Andrew (or perhaps more accurately the Queen). It’s disgusting that this family should apparently be above the law.
    On the plus side, I really don’t think this issue is going to go away, whatever Andrew and TQ might think.

    • Pat says:

      I truly hope it won’t go away, no sweeping this under the rug. I also questioned Biden on the situation. It was more of a statement to the situation. I want to know what if anything is he thinking about it. Hopefully he spoke with them on the subject and mentioned the investigation. I’m Not going to let that be the only comment I make regarding Andy. It should be about protecting minors and justice, equal justice. Not partiality If you come from royalty royals or other wealthy backgrounds.

  14. The Recluse says:

    Tick tock, Andrew.

  15. Pat says:

    Around the world equality and several other subjects are on fire right now. Privileged people getting away with illegal activities because they are privileged. Andrew is part of that issue. In their crazy arse mind it’s more important to understand Andy’s last name and privileged that to interview under oath and investigate to honestly find out if there’s evidence or not of his involvement. The queen is taking a L on this, so is Charles and Baldilocks and his petty lying horse faced wife