Prince Charles Scandal Explained: All About Prince Charles Scandal Details: As per the latest report, London police have launched a probe into accusations that a former right-hand man of Prince Charles’ charities offered to aid a Saudi billionaire secure British honors and citizenship in exchange for donations. The probe into the so-called “cash for honors” scandal follows a series of stories in the London Times, which noted that a long-time assistant to Charles aided to secure the support of prince for a Saudi citizen to get British citizenship and gallantry in return for donations of as much as 2.8 million (£1.5 million). Follow More Update On Phoosi.com
Prince Charles Scandal Explained
The Metropolitan Police Service stated on Wednesday it had opened a formal probe after assessing the media reports, reviewing the discovery of an inquiry commissioned by the Foundation Of The Prince, and watching at documents provided by the foundation. No one has been apprehended, cops stated in a statement. Clarence House the office of Charles stated there was no proof to back up the claims. Charles presented the Saudi billionaire Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz with a CBE honorary title at Buckingham Palace in the year 2016. The Prince rejects all knowledge of any deals. A London Telegraph source informed the newspaper the successor to the British throne was willing to speak to detectives at Scotland Yard if necessary.
Prince Charles Scandal Details
As per the report, “There has been no request for aid from the police so far, but if he is asked to aid he will, of course, do so.” Clarence House stated in a statement: “The Prince of Wales had no knowledge of the claimed offer of honors or British citizenship on the basis of donation to his charities.”
The inquiry commissioned by the foundation, which is aimed at preserving Dumfries House, an 18th-century estate in Scotland, that offers educational programs on the environment, science, and architecture among the subjects, discover proof of communication and coordination between the charity’s then-chief executive and “fixers” serving to ensure honors for a donor. It discovered no proof the trustees were aware of any such arrangements.
In the month of November, Michael Fawcett, right-hand man and confidant to Charles for many years, stepped down from his role running the foundation in the middle of the reports. The events are claimed to have taken place between the year 2014 and the year 2018. The foundation stated in an updated statement on its website that “The board of trustees is chosen that lessons will be learned to make sure that, in future, our charity maintains the highest standards in our all areas and always acts with probity and integrity.”
Fawcett started his royal service in the year 1981 as a footman to the Queen and later became the assistant valet of Charles.