Prince Andrew has reportedly not been seen in public for two weeks as he refrains from prosecuting his rapist, Virginia Roberts Geffery.
The Duke of York has reportedly not been seen for 19 days. He is said to be hiding not only from the press but also from Geffery’s legal team, who personally want to serve him with legal papers.
Geoffrey’s legal team, led by renowned lawyer David Boyce, had previously said it wanted to formally present a copy of the complaint to Prince Andrew. Presenting the suit “under the Hague Convention”.
But they will have to go through the duke’s bodyguards if they want to give him a civil summons issued three weeks ago by a New York court clerk. He has reportedly refused to leave his home, located on 98 private acres in Windsor Great Park, Brix. It is housed in the Royal Lodge, where security is tight.
According to the sun, Guards thwarted “numerous attempts” by lawyers last week. He will reportedly make “further efforts”, although a source has expressed confidence that Prince Andrew is unlikely to get out of hiding.
“There’s no way he’s going to risk pulling his head out. He’ll be out of sight,” the insider said.
Prince Andrew will have to come out sooner rather than later if he does not want to risk “default by decision” next month. He has only. 21 days to reply. To summons
The royal’s refusal to cooperate has come after several denials in the past that he knew the accuser. She also denied that she had any recollection of being photographed with Jeffrey when she was 17 years old.
The mother of three has accused the Duke of York of rape and was an accomplice of convicted sex smuggler Jeffrey Epstein. Geoffrey said he was given a loan to the royal family for sexual purposes. Despite mounting pressure to respond to the legal summons, Prince Andrew and his representatives remain silent.