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Prince Charles receives millions of euros in cash from a Qatari sheikh |  Abroad

Prince Charles receives millions of euros in cash from a Qatari sheikh | Abroad

Britain’s Prince Charles received three million euros in cash from a Qatari sheikh between 2011 and 2015. That message Sunday times† Included donations to Charles Charity.

Charles received bags of cash on three occasions from Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim Al Thani, Prime Minister of Qatar from 2007 to 2013. The money, which was delivered in shopping bags for the elegant London department store Fortnum & Mason, was intended for Prince of Wales Charitable Fund, a charity of Prince Charles that focuses, among other things, on heritage restoration. The foundation says it has already received money and that the donor had the option to hand it over in cash.

“illegal”

Sunday times He writes that there is no reason to believe anything illegal has happened. Clarence House, Charles’s office, also contradicts this. A spokesperson for the fund said the donations were promptly delivered to the fund and “correct procedures were followed”.

bribery scandal

However, the revelation is hot. The British Crown Prince and his organization have previously been linked to several bribery scandals. For example, it was revealed last year that a Saudi businessman donated nearly two million euros to the Charles Fund in exchange for a royal prize. Other wealthy businessmen also purchased Charles’ royal interest with generous donations. For example, a Russian millionaire was allowed to visit Charles in Scotland after a gift of 3 tons.

Several board members of the Charles Foundation have resigned for their role in the scandals. Clarence House has always denied that Charles was personally aware of the bribes.

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