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Saudi Princess Tries To Bail On $7.5 Million Hotel Bill
The Inquisitr ^ | 6/4/2012

Posted on 06/05/2012 7:31:18 AM PDT by Beave Meister

Lesson of the day, even if you have diplomatic immunity it would probably be best if you paid your hotel bill before trying to skip out in the middle of the night, especially when that bill is $7.5 million and you can’t exactly “sneak” away with a 60 person entourage.

That was exactly what happened in December at a luxury hotel in Paris when Saudi Princess Maha al-Sudani (ex to Crown Prince Nayef ben Abdel Aziz) tried to leave the Shangri-La without paying her massively huge bill.

The Saudi princess racked up her bill after taking over a 41-room floor at the hotel. Apparently she tried to leave at 3:30am when hotel staff realized she had not paid her bill, eventually police were called as dozens of bags of luggage were loaded in multiple limousines.

Princess Maha al-Sudani does have diplomatic immunity which means she could not be arrested however she paid her hotel bill and went on her way.

When the hotel in question was contacted by the AFP a manager on duty said they had ”no problems” with clients, and “no unpaid bills.”

This is not the first time the Saudi princess has been in trouble over financial mistakes, King Abdallah “grounded” her inside one of his palaces for two years after she ran up massive spending bills in 2009. Eventually she was given refuge in a hotel owned by the emir of Qatar.

With billions of dollars at their disposal it is still not clear if $7.5 million is going to land her in hot water with the Saudi King for a second time.

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat
KEYWORDS: corruption; france; fraud; kingabdallah; paris; saudiprincess; shangrila
Unbelievable......maybe she'll get grounded again.
1 posted on 06/05/2012 7:31:27 AM PDT by Beave Meister
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To: Beave Meister

Who does she think she is; Michelle Obama?

Just wish Michelle was as frugal as this princess.


2 posted on 06/05/2012 7:35:14 AM PDT by SeaHawkFan
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To: Beave Meister

So how does she have diplomatic immunity? Embassy job or embassy wife?

Or is it just being a Saudi royal? There are thousands of those people, do they have immunity everywhere they go?


3 posted on 06/05/2012 7:36:25 AM PDT by heartwood
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To: Beave Meister

Maybe she could be Prince Charles’ next wife.


4 posted on 06/05/2012 7:36:25 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: Beave Meister
you can’t exactly “sneak” away with a 60 person entourage...she tried to leave at 3:30am

Well that's exactly how you don't do it.

Walk right through the lobby in pairs in the middle of the afternoon.

5 posted on 06/05/2012 7:39:37 AM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Beave Meister

That’s a lot of local phone calls and room service!!


6 posted on 06/05/2012 7:40:34 AM PDT by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: Beave Meister

Makes the $48 hooker bill seem pretty lame


7 posted on 06/05/2012 7:40:50 AM PDT by trailhkr1 (All you need to know about Zimmerman, innocent = riots, manslaughter = riots, guilty = riots)
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To: Beave Meister
a golden gilded cage; is still a caged..
60 people.. 7 or 8 is unstandable, but 60?

8 posted on 06/05/2012 7:42:04 AM PDT by skinkinthegrass (WA DC E$tabli$hment; DNC/RNC/Unionists...Brazilian saying: "$@me Old $hit; different flie$". :^)
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To: Beave Meister
Hmmm ... possible not guilty


9 posted on 06/05/2012 7:44:37 AM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: dead

“Walk right through the lobby in pairs in the middle of the afternoon.”

And don’t take the luggage with you. After saving $7.5 million, she could have bought replacement luggage later.


10 posted on 06/05/2012 8:02:10 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: TexasRepublic

When you come right down to it, those former camel herders aren’t too smart.


11 posted on 06/05/2012 8:03:36 AM PDT by TexasRepublic (Socialism is the gospel of envy and the religion of thieves)
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To: Beave Meister

“...I don’t care too much for money, money can’t buy me love!!....”


12 posted on 06/05/2012 8:05:11 AM PDT by trillabodilla (Jesus Saves)
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To: heartwood
Or is it just being a Saudi royal? There are thousands of those people, do they have immunity everywhere they go?

They successfully played that card after 9/11 to become the only civilian plane flying in the US while other air traffic was totally shut down. Why wouldn't it work to skip on a hotel bill? I guess the missing element this time was not having a complacent, compromised government CEO to bamboozle...

13 posted on 06/05/2012 8:30:45 AM PDT by T-Bird45 (It feels like the seventies, and it shouldn't.)
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To: Beave Meister
Wait until Michelle Obama hears about this.....she'll divorce O’loser and switch teams.
14 posted on 06/05/2012 8:36:02 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (If Barack has a memory like a steel trap, why can't he remember what the Constitution says?)
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To: Beave Meister

I lived in Asia for a rather long period. Have heard many such stories from friends in hotel and other businesses.

the most obnoxious were the rich M.E. young men, who always seemed to travel in wolf-packs, especially at the better night-clubs, and behave very badly, especially towards young women.


15 posted on 06/05/2012 8:44:29 AM PDT by PGR88
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To: knarf

NaaaH... Guilty. Needs to get rid of the glasses, the moles, and the stink. And the attitude.


16 posted on 06/05/2012 8:55:28 AM PDT by Safetgiver
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To: Beave Meister
With billions of dollars at their disposal it is still not clear if $7.5 million is going to land her in hot water with the Saudi King for a second time.

It's going to get interesting in Saudi over the next few years as the elders die, due to Islamic inheritance laws. The Saudi royals tend to have lots of offspring. When daddy dies, his fortune gets distributed among his heirs according to a formula in the Quran (males get more than females, etc).

All the players who were on allowance at that point have lots of money to spend on playing around. They will want to enjoy Daddy's lifestyle, using their fraction of Daddy's wealth, which means they will start spending their capital rather than living on interest.

The situation comes from the Saudis using their money to bankroll radical Islam across the world. Are the offspring going to continue the monthly payments to Muslim Brotherhood and the radical madrassahs? Maybe not. Lots of al Queda-types then get very irate.

17 posted on 06/05/2012 9:09:26 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: Safetgiver

“NaaaH... Guilty. Needs to get rid of the glasses, the moles, and the stink. And the attitude.”

Who? Mooch? Or the princess?

http://thechive.files.wordpress.com/2009/12/michelle-obama-ugly-2.jpg?w=500


18 posted on 06/05/2012 9:52:26 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: knarf; Safetgiver

You guys are really low class.


19 posted on 06/05/2012 10:19:10 AM PDT by donna (Mitt quote: ...gay couples raising kids. That's the American way...)
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To: Cowgirl of Justice

Who was that? Buckwheat’s Gramma?


20 posted on 06/06/2012 12:50:03 AM PDT by Safetgiver
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