New research to Fillon because of the alleged fictitious employment woman

New research to Fillon because of the alleged fictitious employment woman

Again an investigation opened into the alleged financial malpractices of the French presidential candidate, François Fillon.

The research is set by the National Financial Parquet (PNF), a state corporation that financial abuses will be explored.

Fillon is already weeks under fire due to allegations that he and his wife paid, and that they work for him did.

Where is the French presidential candidate Fillon accused of?

Member of parliament

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 the 62-year-old 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, by competing for the presidency. He insisted nothing to hide. Nevertheless, he gets from his own Republican party’s strong criticism, a number of prominent members insisted earlier on that Fillon from the race would steps.

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