The Jurist covers the story on, Prince Miteb bin Abdullah who up until Tuesday was facing $1billion worth of corruption charges. The accusations include “embezzlement, hiring ghost employees and awarding contracts to his own firms”.

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Miteb, head of the Elite National Guard is also the son of the late King Abdullah, who before being arrested was in a strong position to take the throne.

Under the anti-graft campaign, Miteb was 1 in 200 of other royal, business and political figure heads that were arrested at the Ritz-Carlton for similar corruption charges. A Saudi official estimates the total charges to $100 billion.

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