French prosecutor continues with the investigation of Fillon

French prosecutor continues with the investigation of Fillon

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The French prosecutor continues with the investigation of the conservative presidential candidate, François Fillon. Fillon is already weeks under fire due to allegations that he and his wife paid, and that they work for him did.

According to the prosecutor, there are several elements above table that there still is no reason the matter to rest. Further steps the prosecutor’s office Thursday is not yet known.

The position of Fillon came under pressure when the satirical weekly Le Canard Enchainé in January announced that the wife of Fillon eight years of credited to him worked when he was a member of parliament was. This would involve almost a million euros have cashed in on. The magazine found no proof that Penelope Fillon actually work out.

It took Fillon his popularity, initially he was seen as the candidate who during the second round of the elections in may have against the right-wing Marine Le Pen with her Front National. Meanwhile, it appears that battle previously place to go to find between the newcomer Emmanuel Macron and Le Pen.

Fillon had recently know, despite the controversies, however, by competing for the presidency.

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