‘Bewildered and angry’ Prince Andrew denies avoiding the FBI

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‘Bewildered and angry’ Prince Andrew denies avoiding the FBI

But a lawyer for five of Jeffrey Epstein’s rape victims says the Duke of York should ‘stop playing games’

Victoria Ward, Robert Mendick and Camilla Tominey

The Duke of York has hit back at the FBI, claiming he had received no request to speak to them about Jeffrey Epstein as alleged victims urged him to “stop playing games” and assist the investigation.

The duke, 59, was said to be “angry and bewildered” at claims that he had refused to cooperate with US prosecutors about the convicted paedophile. “Nothing could be further from the truth,” a source close to him said. “The duke is more than happy to talk to the FBI but he hasn’t been approached by them yet.

“He is angry about the way this is being portrayed and bewildered as to why this was said in New York. It seems certain people are jumping the gun.”..

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