Spanish princess to face court in corruption inquiry

Spain’s Princess Cristina has been summoned to appear in court over allegations that her husband misused millions of euros of public money. It is reported to be the first court summons for a direct descendant of the Spanish king. She is King Juan Carlos’s youngest daughter. Her husband, Inaki Urdangarin, denies wrongdoing and has not been charged. He is suspected of having massively overcharged local authorities for organising sporting events. Princess Cristina has been asked Continue reading Spanish princess to face court in corruption inquiry

King of Spain’s “female friend” implicated in his son-in-law’s corruption ring

German aristocrat Corinna Sayn-Wittgenstein has been named as a corrupt benefactors of public cash, pinched by and channeled via the son-in-law of the King of Spain, Iñaki Urdangarin. Corinna, who has been linked romantically to the King of Spain, is a “very old friend” of his and, in fact, was his personal guest on the infamous elephant shoot he went on in Botswana earlier this year. The elegant 47 year old caused a stir in Continue reading King of Spain’s “female friend” implicated in his son-in-law’s corruption ring

The King’s son-in-law is implicated in Balearic corruption scandal

The Duke of Palma, the son in law of the King of Spain, has been implicated in a major corruption scandal in the Balearic Islands. Police are this evening searching the Barcelona based headquarters of the Instituto Noos, the not-for-profit foundation of the Duke of Palma, Iñaki Urdangarín, the husband of Princess Cristina de Borbón, the younger daughter of the King and Queen of Spain, reports El País. The foundation is alleged to have received Continue reading The King’s son-in-law is implicated in Balearic corruption scandal