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Meet the Royal in the Sex, Coke Scandal

Oct. 27 2008, Published 7:07 a.m. ET

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Who is the British royal family member at the center of the sex and cocaine scandal? It's not Charles, Edward, or even Harry but Viscount David Linley, son of the late Princess Margaret, twelfth in line to the throne, sources tell Radar.

His story is blowing up the British papers today, but British law prohibits any of them from naming the hard-partying royal. As the tale goes, two men demanded £50,000 from 45-year-old Linley in return for footage allegedly showing a royal aide talking of gay sex with him. The aide is also allegedly seen on a video tape taking cocaine from an envelope embossed with Linley's name.

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After receiving the threat, Linley called the police who arrested the two men in a sting operation at the London Hilton in Park Lane. The veracity of their claims is still unclear.

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