UK Prince Charles received over $3m in cash from Qatari politician

The money was passed to ‘one of prince’s charities’

Britain’s Prince of Wales received bags with nearly $3.2m in cash during meetings

with Qatar’s former prime minister Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim between 2011 and 2015, according to reports.

The money was handed in a suitcase, a holdall and in carrier bags of Fortnum &

Mason department store, which supplies the prince’s household with groceries,

on three separate occasions, The Guardian reported. A suitcase containing over $1m

was received by the heir of the British monarchy during a one-on-one

meeting with the Qatari politician at Clarence House in 2015.

A Clarence House spokesperson claimed in a statement the cash was “passed immediately to one of the prince’s charities