Queen Elizabeth’s cousin is accused of promoting access to Vladimir Putin’s regime, in accordance to a report.
Prince Michael of Kent was secretly filmed throughout a enterprise assembly with two undercover reporters whom he thought have been potential shoppers, telling them he might be employed for 10,000 British kilos a day, or practically $14,000, in accordance to the Sunday Occasions of London.
For a $200,000 charge, the prince additionally allegedly stated he would file remarks giving his royal endorsement to the shoppers’ firm, utilizing his house in Kensington Palace as a backdrop.
The revelations got here after a joint investigation by the paper and Britain’s Channel 4’s Dispatches.
The prince thought he was talking to representatives of a South Korean gold funding firm which was searching for access to the Kremlin to increase its backside line, in accordance to the Sunday Occasions of London.
The prince had stated earlier he was “very excited” to take up a job serving to the possible shoppers’ enterprise in Russia. He talked about how he had been given one of the Kremlin’s most prestigious awards, the Order of Friendship, and stated his connections in Russia might “deliver some profit.”
The royal allegedly claimed he was “very excited” to assist the purported shoppers and spoke of getting one of the Kremlin’s most prestigious awards, referred to as the Order of Friendship.
He promised his connections in Russia might “deliver some profit,” the paper reported.
He issued a press release denying the allegations.
The 78-year-old prince insisted he didn’t have any “particular relationship” with Putin and claimed he hadn’t been in touch with the Russian chief in 18 years.