Michael Fawcett resigned as chief executive of the Prince Foundation after the ‘cash for honors’ scandal alleging that Mahfouz Marei Mubarak bin Mahfouz was promised a knight’s title and a UK residence for doing so. a donation to the foundation.
The Sunday Times reported that the Duke of Sussex agreed to meet Dr Bin Mahfouz in 2013 following a £ 50,000 donation to his charity
The request was denied by Harry adding that he “severed ties with Mr. Mahfouz and his associates in 2015”.
A spokesperson for the Duke of Sussex said: ‘It is disappointing that the Sunday Times, knowing all the facts, has chosen to encourage speculation by being deliberately vague in an attempt to create a spurious link between the Duke of Sussex and the CBE scandal, of which he had no knowledge or involvement.
“The Duke and his advisers, along with his non-profit organization Sentebale, severed ties with Mr. Mahfouz and his associates in 2015, no longer accepting new donations to Sentebale and ending all fundraising plans. amid growing concerns about the motives for his Support.
“The Duke had scheduled a meeting with this donor almost eight years ago, did not introduce him to any member of the royal family and expressed his concerns about the donor. “