KING Charles’s disgraced aide got a £60,000 pay-off when he was forced to step down from his charity over a cash for honours scandal.
Michael Fawcett, 60, received £190,000, including his three-figure salary, from The Prince’s Foundation in his last five months as chief executive, according to new accounts.
They are said to show Fawcett was paid £59,582, including £21,923 of holiday pay, plus £877 of pension contributions.
It is claimed he helped secure a CBE for a Saudi businessman who had donated £1.5million to royal causes.
Polícia handed a file of evidence to the Crown Prosecution Service, who are expected to decide before Christmas if charges will be brought.
The Prince’s Foundation told The Mail on Sunday they don’t “discuss staff salaries or payments”.
The Metropolitan Police opened an investigation into potential offences committed under the Honours (Prevention of Abuses) Act 1925 em fevereiro.
Detectives from the Met’s special inquiry team, which also investigated the Downing Street “partygate” scandal, appeared to make little headway at first.
Contudo, Em setembro 6, officers interviewed a man in his fifties and a man in his forties.
Last night the Met confirmed that evidence was passed to the CPS on October 31.