The Duke of Sussex has denied any involvement within the money for honours scandal, claiming he “severed ties” with a Saudi billionaire who donated to the Prince of Wales’ charity six years in the past.
In keeping with a spokesperson for the Prince Basis, Harry “expressed his considerations” in 2015 about Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz, who was allegedly promised a knighthood and residency within the UK in trade for donating to the Prince Basis.
A probe found that Michael Fawcett, the muse’s chief government who resigned after a collection of allegations, coordinated with “fixers” over Dr Bin Mahfouz’s honors nominations.
He was additionally concerned within the switch of funds from the donor’s basis to a charity that Charles had beforehand supported.
In keeping with the Sunday Instances, Harry agreed to see Dr. Bin Mahfouz in 2013 after donating £50,000 to his charity and threatening to donate hundreds of thousands extra.
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