Oxford-educated museum curator who sparked fury for posting guide on vandalising statues is 'forced The legal documents were released in a defamation case involving Giuffre, who in claimed Prince Andrew slept with her three times, and Maxwell. However, Roberts stood by her accusations, saying the Prince "was an abuser, he was a participant". Last month, US Magistrate Judge Debra Freeman, who is overseeing lawsuits brought by 16 women against the Epstein estate, ordered a so-called 'fact discovery' before cases are brought to trial. Buckingham Palace has repeatedly refused requests from journalists to identify the lawyers working on behalf of the Queen's second son — and astonishingly, even Ms Roberts's US lawyer says he is in the dark. She is one of the most prominent and outspoken survivors of the sex trafficking ring that was operated by convicted sex offender and financier Jeffrey Epstein. Share this article Share. By Lee Brown.