Virginia Roberts Giuffre

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Virginia Roberts Giuffre (born August 1983 as Virginia Roberts in Sacramento , California ) is an American woman and one of the applicants because of sexual abuse of young people in a legal case against Prince Andrew and Alan Dershowitz .


Giuffre grew up with her parents in Sacramento, California. At the age of 11, she was raped by someone close to her family . These events led her parents to divorce . She moved in with an aunt until 1997 when she lived again with her father, an employee in the property management of the Mar-a-Lago hotel complex in Palm Beach . There she worked in the health department of the facility. In 1998, she met Ghislaine Maxwell , a partner of Jeffrey Epstein's , while working. Epstein and Maxwell are suspected of running a sex trafficking ring with teenagers as a sideline. At the age of 19, she was flown to Thailand for massage training . On behalf of Epstein, she was also supposed to accompany a Thai girl back to the United States. However, she met the Australian martial arts trainer Giuffre in Thailand, with whom she fell in love and whom she married. With him she moved to Australia. She then broke off all contact with Epstein.

She is the mother of three children.

Rape allegations against Prince Andrew and Alan Dershowitz

In 2019, she went public on allegations of having been brought to London in 2001 at the age of 17 and having had sexual intercourse with Prince Andrew. She also sued Alan Dershowitz in 2019 for sexual abuse and reputational damage, who then counterclaimed for reputational damage and intentionally causing emotional distress.

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. ^ Sanya Mansoor: 'Only One of Us Is Telling the Truth.' The Biggest Moments From Prince Andrew Accuser Virginia Giuffre's BBC Interview. In: Time. December 2, 2019, accessed on January 1, 2020 (eng).
  2. Sebastian Borger: "It was disgusting". In: Der Tagesspiegel. December 3, 2019, accessed January 1, 2020 .
  3. Prince Andrew accuser asks public to 'stand beside her. In: BBC. December 2, 2019, accessed on January 1, 2020 (eng).
  4. ^ Attorney Alan Dershowitz countersues Virginia Giuffre for defamation and intentionally inflicting emotional distress , cnn, November 8, 2019