Chairman of Prince Charles' charity resigns amid donor scandal

Chairman of Prince Charles' charity resigns amid donor scandal

Chairman of Prince Charles' charity resigns amid donor scandal Douglas Connell's resignation comes after charity's chief exec Michael Fawcett stepped down temporarily Douglas Connell, the chairman of Prince Charles' charity, has resigned after reports the organization was offered a donation of more than 500,000 pounds ($692,000) from a Russian banker seeking British citizenship. Connell stepped down Wednesday after the Sunday Times alleged that Charles wrote a letter to thank the businessman, Dmitry Leus, for the offer last year. The newspaper said Charles suggested that they could meet after the pandemic. A spokesperson for the Prince’s Foundation said, "The Prince’s Foundation understands and respects Mr. Connell’s decision to step down. We would like to thank him for all his work to date and wish him well. Dame Sue Bruce, Vice Chair, …
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