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charities described above and closely monitored their relief

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efforts abroad, with the express knowledge that those

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charities were funneling the Kingdom’s funds to al Qaeda.

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According to the Federal Insurance Plaintiffs, the Kingdom

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exercises complete oversight and control over the charities,

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making the charities alter-egos and agents whose deeds can

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be imputed to the Kingdom.

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The Four Princes4

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The Four Princes are: His Royal Highness Prince Salman

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bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (“Prince Salman”), His Royal Highness

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Crown Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (“Prince Sultan”),

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His Royal Highness Prince Naif bin Abdulaziz al-Saud

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(“Prince Naif”), and His Royal Highness Prince Turki al-

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Faisal bin Abdulaziz al-Saud (“Prince Turki”).

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stated, it is alleged that they caused money to be given to

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the Muslim charities (from the Kingdom as well as their own

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accounts), with the knowledge that the charities would

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Broadly

Princes Sultan and Turki are named as defendants in the complaints filed by Ashton, Burnett, Cantor, Continental Casualty, Euro Brokers, Federal Insurance, New York Marine and World Trade Center Properties. Princes Salman and Naif are named as defendants in the Ashton, Burnett, Cantor and Federal complaints. 10

In Re Terrorist Attacks  

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit: In Re Terrorist Attacks

In Re Terrorist Attacks  

United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit: In Re Terrorist Attacks

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