Prince Charles allegedly accepted a £1 million payment from Osama bin Laden’s family.

The Sunday Times reports future King Charles received money from Bakr bin Laden, the patriarch of a wealthy Saudi family, and his brother Shafiq, who are both half-brothers of the former al-Qaeda leader who masterminded the September 11, 2001 attacks that killed 2,977 Americans. and 67 British.

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Clarence House strongly disputes many of the claims, saying the decision to accept donations to his charity, the Prince of Wales Charitable Foundation (PWCF), was made solely by the trustees.

Charles, 73, was reported to have had a private meeting with Bakr, 76, at Clarence House in London on October 30, 2013, two years after Osama bin Laden was killed by US special forces in Pakistan.

He agreed to the donation despite the objections of advisers at Clarence House and the PWCF, where the money was deposited, the paper said.

It was also said that several advisers had personally asked the prince to return the money, and that one of his household staff had told him it “wouldn’t do anyone any good”.

Clarence House disputed many of the claims and Sir Ian Cheshire, PWCF chairman, said the donation was “absolutely” agreed by the five trustees at the time.

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The charity, which was founded in 1979 with the aim of transforming lives and building sustainable communities, makes grants to UK-registered not-for-profit organizations for projects in the UK, the Commonwealth and abroad.

Clarence House said: “We have been assured by the Prince of Wales’s Charitable Foundation that due diligence was carried out when accepting this donation.

“The decision to accept was made solely by the charity’s trustees and any attempt to characterize it otherwise is false.”

Sir Ian said: “Sheikh Bakr bin Laden’s donation in 2013 was carefully considered by PWCF trustees at the time.

“Due diligence was done, information was sought from a wide range of sources, including the government.

“The decision to accept the donation was made entirely by the trustees. Any attempt to argue otherwise is misleading and inaccurate.”

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It comes after the Metropolitan Police launched an investigation into an alleged prize money scandal in February after Charles and his former close confidant Michael Fawcett were tipped off about the claims.

Mr Fawcett was accused of promising to help get a knighthood and British citizenship for a Saudi billionaire donor to another of Charles’ charities, The Prince’s Foundation.

Clarence House said the prince was “unaware” of the alleged prize money scandal.

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