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Prince Andrew ‘received £1million’ from ‘cheater’ involved in High Court battle over missing cash

PRINCE Andrew is embroiled in an extraordinary High Court case alleging a Turkish millionaire was cheated out of her £40million fortune, it has been reported.

the Duke of York received more than £1million from the alleged fraudster, who Nebahat Isbilen believed acted as a middleman to help her flee political persecution, court documents say.

Prince Andrew has collected more than £1million from an alleged fraudster, according to court documents

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Prince Andrew has collected more than £1million from an alleged fraudster, according to court documents
The Duke of York shakes hands with Selman Turk

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The Duke of York shakes hands with Selman Turk

The Daily Telegraph said Andrew and Ex-wife Sarah Ferguson received money on behalf of Selman Turk, a former Goldman Sachs banker who is being pursued by Ms Isbilen, 76.

Court documents claim a £750,000 “gift” to the Duke arrived days after Mr Turk won an award at the Duke Dragons Den style competitionknown as Pitch@Palace, at St James’s Palace.

Another payment of £350,000 linked to Mr Turk was made to Prince Andrew through a third-party account, which also passed £225,000 to his ex-wife.

The Duke has repaid the £750,000 but declined to comment when approached by him The Telegraph.

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There is no indication that he was involved in the alleged fraud.

A spokesman for the Duchess of York said: “The Duchess has been completely unaware of the allegations that have since surfaced against Mr Turk.

“She’s obviously concerned about what he’s accused of.”

Turk denies the allegations.

David Halpern QC, sits as deputy High Court Judge, earlier this month, granted a search of its premises and said there was “strong prima facie evidence” of “a serious fraud”.

This comes after Andrew paid sex accuser Virginia Giuffre a reported £7million settlement for her to drop civil proceedings against him.

The Duke denies all allegations of wrongdoing against him.

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This is the latest scandal to hit the Queen’s ‘favourite son’Credit: Coleman-Rayner
Prince Andrew hosts a Pitch@Palace event at Buckingham Palace

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Prince Andrew hosts a Pitch@Palace event at Buckingham PalacePhoto credit: Getty

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