Fashion mogul Nygard is alleged to have invited ten girls to his lavish estate under the guise that he would help them with their modeling careers.
Prince Andrew reportedly stayed with Nygard’s mansion in the Bahamas in 2000.
A lawsuit filed in the Southern District of New York claimed that Nygard plied his subjects with alcohol and drugs before they were violently assaulted, raped and sodomized.
Nygard, worth a reported £1.3bn and runs women’s clothing company Nygard International, has strongly denied the allegations.
There is no suggestion he knew of Nygard’s alleged criminality.
In the case against Nygard, the teenagers, some as young as 14, launched a class action lawsuit in Manhattan – claiming to have been a part of what was essentially a “sex trafficking ring”.
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