Prince Andrew’s lawyers say they’ve been ‘ghosted’ by US authorities investigating his paedophile friend Jeffrey Epstein – and insist Duke has offered to help ‘on a number of occasions – including in the last ten days

  • Andrew was described by sources as ‘bewildered’ by by US prosecutors claims 
  • Close friend Ghislaine Maxwell has been arrested and accused of aiding abuse
  • Source said Andrew’s legal team has been in contact with the DoJ recently
  • Boris Johnson today today denied the FBI has approached him for help in case
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Boris Johnson says US authorities have not approached him to interview Prince Andrew and refuses to say how government would respond, adding ‘it’s a matter for the Royal Family’

  • PM says no approach has been made over Andrew and is ‘matter for royal family’
  • Gloria Allred and Spencer Coogan are representing alleged victims of Epstein, 
  • They urged Andrew to give evidence after Maxwell’s arrest in New Hampshire
  • Move piles fresh anxiety on Queen about what Maxwell’s arrest means for him
  • Andrew, 60, secretly met Maxwell at Buckingham Palace on June 6 last year