Spain’s Royal Family Caught up in Money Laundering Scandal

Former Spanish King, Juan Carlos has been accused by his ex-mistress, Corinna zu Sayn-Wittgenstein of money laundering and using her name to purchase property in Morocco.  The scandal broke out after two websites published Sayn-Wittgenstein’s recordings where she claimed Carlos secretly hid money from foreign deals in order to divorce his wife and marry her, opened bank accounts in Switzerland under his cousin’s name, Alvaro d-Orleans Bourbon, and skimmed as much as €80 million from a Saudi Arabian train contract.  Carlos, who was forced to abdicate in 2014, is now facing a possible investigation called for by the Podemos Party of Spain.


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