45 Facts About Virginia Giuffre


Virginia Giuffre has given a detailed account to many American and British reporters about her experiences of being trafficked by Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell.


Virginia Giuffre has pursued criminal and civil actions against Epstein and Maxwell, and has appealed directly to the public for justice and awareness.


Virginia Giuffre sued Maxwell for defamation in 2015, and the case was settled in Giuffre's favor for an undisclosed sum in 2017.


The first batch of documents from Virginia Giuffre's suit were released to the public on August 9,2019, further implicating Epstein, Maxwell, and a number of their associates.


Virginia Giuffre subsequently sued the Prince in civil court in New York.


The suit was settled in February 2022 with Prince Andrew paying an undisclosed amount to Virginia Giuffre and making a substantial donation to her charity.


Virginia Giuffre was born Virginia Louise Roberts in Sacramento, California, on August 9,1983, to parents Sky and Lynn Roberts.


Virginia Giuffre told the Miami Herald that she went from being in "an abusive situation, to being a runaway, to living in foster homes".


Virginia Giuffre lived on the streets at age 14, where she says she found only, "hunger and pain and [more] abuse".


Virginia Giuffre was raided by the FBI and later pleaded guilty to charges of alien smuggling for prostitution, interstate travel for prostitution, and money laundering.


At the age of 14, Virginia Giuffre reunited with her father and returned to live with him.


Virginia Giuffre's father worked as a maintenance manager at the Mar-a-Lago property owned by Donald Trump, and helped Giuffre obtain a job there.


In mid-2000, Virginia Giuffre met Ghislaine Maxwell when working as a spa attendant at Donald Trump's private Mar-a-Lago club while reading a book about massage therapy.


Maxwell, a British socialite and daughter of the late media tycoon Robert Maxwell, approached Virginia Giuffre, noted the book that she was reading, inquired about her interest in massage, and offered her a potential job working for Epstein as a traveling masseuse with the assurance that no experience was necessary.


When Virginia Giuffre arrived at Epstein's Palm Beach home, she says he was naked lying down and Maxwell told her how to massage him.


Between 2000 and 2002, Giuffre was closely associated with Epstein and Maxwell, traveling between Epstein's residences in Palm Beach and Manhattan, with additional trips to Epstein's Zorro ranch in New Mexico and private island Little Saint James.


In September 2002, at the age of 19, Virginia Giuffre flew to Thailand and attended the International Training Massage School in Chiang Mai.


Virginia Giuffre contacted Epstein and informed him that she would not be returning as planned.


In March 2005, while Virginia Giuffre was still establishing her family in Australia, the Palm Beach Police Department began investigating Epstein after a 14-year-old girl and her parents reported his behavior.


Virginia Giuffre relayed to the Miami Herald that she received a series of phone calls in rapid succession over three days in 2007.


The first call was from Maxwell, then one day later came a call from Epstein, both of whom asked if she had spoken to authorities, followed by a third call from an FBI agent who stated that Virginia Giuffre had been identified as a victim during the first criminal case against Epstein.


Virginia Giuffre resisted speaking at length to the FBI until she was approached again about the matter in person, this time by the Australian Federal Police, six months after being contacted by phone.


Edwards, who represents several Epstein accusers in addition to Virginia Giuffre, reportedly settled in aid of his clients, whose greatest wish was to pursue their larger objective of having their allegations heard in a federal court in order to overturn the non-prosecution agreement.


Vanity Fair stated that Virginia Giuffre's story was first publicized in March 2011 by the Mail on Sunday; the coverage included the photo showing Prince Andrew with his arm around her at Maxwell's house in Belgravia, London.


In December 2014, Virginia Giuffre set up the framework for her organization Victims Refuse Silence.


Virginia Giuffre's charity was relaunched in November 2021 under the name Speak Out, Act, Reclaim.


Virginia Giuffre gave me these really tight skimpy shorts with a spaghetti strap top with all my cleavage hanging out.


Virginia Giuffre just said whatever you do, don't say your age.


In October 2022, Ghislaine Maxwell was interviewed by a documentary filmmaker while serving her sentence in prison, and stated that she now believed the photograph showing her together with Andrew and Virginia Giuffre was not "a true image", and added that in an email to her lawyer in 2015 she was trying to confirm that she recognised her own house, but the whole image cannot be authentic as "the original has never been produced".


Virginia Giuffre repeated these claims in a 2019 BBC interview.


The photos were originally reserved as a defense for Ghislaine Maxwell's legal team if Virginia Giuffre was asked to testify.


The affidavit from Giuffre was meant for inclusion as part of the 2008 lawsuit accusing the Justice Department of violating the Crime Victims Rights Act during Epstein's first criminal case.


Virginia Giuffre stated in September 2019 that she continued to stand by her claims of misconduct by Dershowitz.


Dershowitz accused Boies of pressuring Virginia Giuffre to provide false testimony, in response to which Boies sued Dershowitz in November 2019 for defamation.


However, on November 8,2022, it was announced that Virginia Giuffre had dropped her allegations against Dershowitz, stating that she "may have made a mistake".


Virginia Giuffre filed court papers in Florida in January 2015, stating that Epstein trafficked her to Prince Andrew and Alan Dershowitz.


Virginia Giuffre was first represented by David Boies but Dershowitz had him removed from the case as he claimed that members of the law firm could be called to witness in the trial.


Boies filed a separate defamation lawsuit against Dershowitz for implying that Boies had pressured Virginia Giuffre into making false claims.


Virginia Giuffre accused Oh of helping traffick girls for Epstein, while Oh maintains that she was a victim and that she has never helped traffickers.


Virginia Giuffre alleged Oh slashed her during sado masochistic games done for Epstein, but Oh denied this.


Virginia Giuffre appeared on a special edition of Dateline NBC with Savannah Guthrie discussing the Epstein scandal along with victims Anouska De Georgiou, Rachel Benavidez, Jennifer Araoz, Marijke Chartouni and Chauntae Davies.


Virginia Giuffre was interviewed for the 60 Minutes Australia investigation that aired on November 10,2019.


Virginia Giuffre appeared, along with Maria Farmer, in a four-part Netflix series, released in May 2020, titled Jeffrey Epstein: Filthy Rich, directed by Lisa Bryant and based on the earlier book of the same name by James Patterson.


In July 2020, following Maxwell's federal indictment, Virginia Giuffre was interviewed by Gayle King for CBS This Morning.


In 2019, it was reported that Virginia Giuffre lived in Cairns, Queensland with her husband Robert and their three children: two sons and one daughter.