The Sheiks Who Shake Up Florida

Or, how $90 million can finance lives of noisy ostentation

Sheik Mohammad Al Fassi, 27, a Saudi Arabian princeling who has lived in the U.S. for four years, keeps stumbling into the limelight. When he Lived in Beverly Hills, Calif., he had the nude statuary outside his mansion painted in rather vivid flesh tones; the mansion was later gutted by fire. Then he dropped a few million here (some of it to shed two troublesome wives) and a few million there (to resettle in Florida). Last week the sheik's profligacy earned him a new bit of...

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