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Prince Andrew to face civil sex case trial as judge dismisses motion to throw out lawsuit

Virginia Giuffre's lawsuit accused the Duke of York of sexually abusing her when she was 17 and being trafficked by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein.
Pictured: Britain's Duke of York, Prince Andrew

Pictured: Britain's Duke of York, Prince Andrew

Jonathan Stempel

Britain’s Prince Andrew will face a civil sex case trial after a US judge dismissed a motion by his legal team to have the lawsuit thrown out.

Virginia Giuffre's lawsuit accused the Duke of York of sexually abusing her when she was 17 and being trafficked by the late financier Jeffrey Epstein.

The decision by US District Judge Lewis Kaplan was made public on Wednesday.

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