Metropolitan Police investigators opened an investigation into claims of cash-for-honors corruption at Prince Charles’ foundation. The judgement has based on a letter sent in September of 2021. This was in response to media reports stating that Saudi nationals have offered assistance in obtaining honours and citizenship.
According to a statement released by the Metropolitan Police, “The Prince’s Foundation has informed of the findings of an independent inquiry into fundraising tactics by the officers in charge of the organisation. Some pertinent papers have supplied by the Foundation.”
There are accusations that Prince Charles’ charitable foundation swapped money for royal honours and British citizenship. Whereas, they did this in return for charitable contributions. Under the 1925 Honours Act, the Metropolitan Police are conducting an inquiry into the selling of peerages and other honours.
Michael Fawcett was a closest confidants and advisors and the Prince’s Foundation’s chief executive officer until September 2021. He has accused of promising to assist acquire British citizenship for Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz. However, shortly after the charges appeared, Fawcett announced her resignation.
The Prince of Wales was unaware of a purported promise of honours or British citizenship in exchange for a gift to his charities. Furthermore, Police said they’ve made no arrests or questioned anybody under oath yet.