The jury in the trial of Shelterbox founder Tom Henderson and his son John have been discharged after failing to reach a verdict.
The 65-year-old from Helston - who no longer works for the Shelterbox charity - was accused of securing lucrative contracts for his son to help him buy a new house.
The jury has been deliberating their verdict for the last week, but failed to come to a decision. It's not yet clear if there will be another trial.
The founder of Shelterbox said he felt like a 'naughty schoolboy' when it was revealed his son was profiting from contracts with the charity
A court has been told how the founder of the Helston charity Shelterbox awarded lucrative contracts to his son so he could buy a house.
Thomas Henderson allegedly ensured deals for camping and survival equipment were given to his 35-year-old son John's companies