The Paris Public Prosecutor’s Office, quoted, among other things, by Reuters, confirmed it Received the EU Agency’s report on March 11.
On Saturday, investigation portal Mediapart wrote that the report stated that members The far-right National Union party embezzled a total of 617,000 people. Euro, including Le Pen – 140 thousand. They are not accused of obtaining direct benefits from embezzled money, a Use it to cover expenses related to covering staff costs and organizing events.
– The French will not be deceived by the attempts of the European Union and European institutions (…) to interfere in the presidential campaign and the damages Marine Le Pen – commented in an interview with Radio Europe 1 a close colleague of Le Pen and a representative of the supervisory board Jordan Bardella.
As he added, his party collapsed Two complaints against Olaf and a third in response to the report.
In turn, Le Pen’s lawyer, Rodolphe Boslot, informed in an interview with BFMTV that His client denies the allegations against her. He stated that he had not yet been questioned and that neither he nor Le Pen had read Olaf’s report.
related Le Pen is investigating the alleged misuse of EU funds since 2017. to pay the salaries of parliamentary assistants.
The candidate of the Oversight Board in the presidential elections competes with the current head of state Emmanuel Macron. Public opinion polls now point to a second round of elections April 24Macron will win.
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