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US News Duke of York and Jeffrey Epstein ‘met in early 1990s not 1999’

16:25  20 november  2019
16:25  20 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Jeffrey Edward Epstein (/ˈɛpstiːn/ EP-steen; January 20, 1953 – August 10, 2019) was an American financier and convicted sex offender.

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York et al. sitting around a living room: Prince Andrew speaking to BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis (Mark Harrison/BBC/PA) © Mark Harrison/BBC Prince Andrew speaking to BBC Newsnight’s Emily Maitlis (Mark Harrison/BBC/PA)

The Duke of York contradicted a senior aide’s account of his friendship with Jeffrey Epstein in his TV interview with Emily Maitlis.

Andrew told BBC Newsnight he first met the since-disgraced financier through “his girlfriend back in 1999”.

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  Duke of York and Jeffrey Epstein ‘met in early 1990s not 1999’ © AP

But in March 2011, the duke’s then-private secretary Alastair Watson, who spent nine years in the role, wrote to The Times newspaper saying Andrew met Epstein in the “early 1990s”.

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Prince Andrew, Duke of York, Sarah Ferguson on a boat: The Duke and Duchess of York on board HMS Campbeltown in the early 1990s (Martin Keene/PA) © Provided by The Press Association The Duke and Duchess of York on board HMS Campbeltown in the early 1990s (Martin Keene/PA)

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Major Watson, who was countering claims the duke was friends with Saif Gaddafi, wrote at the end of his letter: “Finally, there has been widespread comment on the duke’s relationship with Jeffrey Epstein.

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“The duke has known Mr Epstein since being introduced to him in the early 1990s.

“The insinuations and innuendos that have been made in relation to the duke are without foundation.”

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  Duke of York and Jeffrey Epstein ‘met in early 1990s not 1999’ © AP

Convicted sex offender Epstein took his own life while imprisoned earlier this year.

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