Prince Andrew is under fresh pressure to help with the investigation into Jeffrey Epstein’s crimes after Epstein’s chef agreed to cooperate with the FBI.
Adam Perry Lang, 52, flew with Prince Andrew on Epstein’s private jet and often catered for the Prince while he worked for the paedophile between 1999 and 2003.
Lang was on two flights with Prince Andrew in February 1999 and in May 2000, according to court documents.
Sources told the Mirror: ‘The gloves are firmly off. Perry Lang holds information on what took place.
‘They will get as much detail as possible that will help shape any interview they may one day have with the Duke.’
The chef, who opened London’s Barbecoa restaurant with Jamie Oliver in 2010, volunteered to assist the FBI after Virginia Giuffre, who claims she was trafficked to Prince Andrew three times, wrote to him.
She pleaded with the chef: ‘Please don’t be an enabler. Be a hero to me’.
Lawyers representing Epstein’s victims said they hope that Lang’s cooperation ‘inspires other witnesses to come forward and help shed some light on Epstein’s dark scheme’.
Perry Lang’s lawyer Lawrence Lustberg said: ‘Mr Lang has begun a course of fully cooperating with the federal authorities investigating this case. He, like them and like the victims, wants only that justice be done.’
Adam Perry Lang said he had always been available to the FBI after having previously told the press he had not known what Epstein was doing.
Prince Andrew has categorically denied he has had any form of sexual contact or relationship with Ms Giuffre.
Maxwell has also denied the charges against her.
A spokeswoman for Prince Andrew declined to comment.
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