I just posted on a related story earlier today, it looks like the rabbit hole got that much deeper.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs Blocks Saudi Corruption Investigation
The Dutch construction firm Ballast Nedam has paid more than 450 million dollars in bribes to the Saudi royal family. The criminal investigation by police detectives was hindered by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Its intervention led to the cancellation of the investigation of a Saudi witness ‘because of the bi-lateral relations, the status of those involved, and the possible risks for the witness.’