Prince Andrew Warned He'll Be The Next 'Target' After Ghislaine Maxwell Was Sentenced
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Lawyers in the US are calling for associates of Jefferey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell to face further investigations, including Prince Andrew.
Attorney Brad Edwards, who represented Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre in her now-settled claim against the Duke of York, called on the FBI to push on with the investigation now that Maxwell has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
"Let’s hope [those linked with Epstein and Maxwell are] the next target," he said as per the Mirror.
"If we have anything to do with it, they will be."
Lawyer Spencer Kuvin, who represents several of Epstein and Maxwell’s other victims, echoed Edwards' comments.
"Obviously, Andrew is one of the targets they will be looking into," he told the Mirror.
"He should definitely be concerned, but.. if he did nothing wrong, then come forward and tell the full story to the FBI, not the media."
Los Angeles lawyer Lisa Bloom, who is representing another eight of the billionaire paedophile's victims, told the Daily Mail that Prince Andrew's objections to testifying 'aren’t going to fly' now Maxwell has been sentenced.
"He should be quaking in his boots," Bloom said.
"Because this shows that a jury is willing to come back with a guilty verdict even if the accusers are not perfect, as no human being is."
Bloom added that Prince Andrew's attorneys may attempt to trip up Giuffre's lawyer Brettler due to inconsistencies in her story.
But she said it would prove to be an ineffective strategy.
"I think in his case he’s hoping that his lawyers can cross-examine Virginia and get her on some prior statements that she’s made and mistakes that she’s made," Bloom said as per the Daily Mail.
"And I just don’t think that’s going to fly. I think he should be very concerned."
Maxwell was sentenced to 20 years in prison for her part in the sex trafficking of minors. The sentence came six months after a jury found her guilty of luring in teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein.
At her trial, Maxwell was convicted of sex trafficking minors, conspiracy to entice a minor to travel to engage in illegal sex acts, and conspiracy to transport a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity.
She was also found guilty of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of minors and of transporting a minor with the intent to engage in criminal sexual activity.
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