Is he really on SAUDI ARABIAN PAYROLL? The Uncle of Syria’s president has been in Exile over 25 years…

Is he really on SAUDI ARABIAN PAYROLL? The Uncle of Syria's president has been in Exile over 25 years and this article says he amassed a 90 Million Dollar fortune from Saudi Arabians payoffs, for what favors?
http://www.naharnet.com/stories/en/176879-uncle-of-syria-s-assad-in-french-probe-over-90-million-euro-fortune