Prosecutors have successfully proved that Maxwell was "the key" to Jeffrey Epstein's scheme of enticing young girls to give him massages, during which he would sexually abuse them.
An out of court settlement has been reached between the British royal and Giuffre, meaning the civil case will not go to a jury trial.
The prince's lawyers argue that alleged victim, Giuffre "may suffer from false memories" and want to ask the witness about the "theory of false memories".
Buckingham Palace announced Prince Andrew's dismissal from royal duties while a civil sex assault case looms.
Virginia Giuffre sued Andrew last month, alleging he sexually abused her at the London home of socialite Ghislaine Maxwell more than 20 years ago, when she was under 18.
Britain's Prince Andrew is sued for having allegedly on three occasions abused Virginia Giuffre, who claims she was trafficked for sex by late financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Prince Philip was admitted to hospital on February 16, 2021 and was treated for a month for a pre-existing heart condition and an infection. The queen’s consort died at home in Windsor Castle.
Lawyers for Ghislaine Maxwell said the indictment against their client was obtained unjustly and doesn’t allege crimes specific enough to bring before a jury.
According to the indictment, socialite Ghislaine Maxwell, who lived for years with late Jeffrey Epstein and was his frequent companion on trips around the world, facilitated his crimes and on some occasions joined him in sexually abusing girls.
American Virginia Giuffre has alleged Jeffrey Epstein — who was found dead in a US prison in August — trafficked her to Britain when she was 17 to have sex with Britain's Prince Andrew.
A representative of Jeffrey Epstein’s trafficking victims wants the British monarch’s son to submit himself for questioning in the US.
Prince Andrew said his ties to notorious American sex offender Jeffrey Epstein had become a “major disruption” to the royal family’s charitable work.
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