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The case of fictitious RN jobs resurfaces, Marine Le Pen reacts

2021-05-17T13:39:08.532Z

While the JDD published an investigative report implicating Marine Le Pen in the fictitious jobs affair, the latter denounces a political maneuver, "as in every election".



Anything new in the fictitious jobs affair affecting the National Rally party?

On Saturday, May 15, the

Journal du Dimanche

transcribed in an article for its subscribers an investigation report drawn up by the police officers of the Central Office for the fight against corruption and financial and fiscal offenses.

In it, the investigators affirm that the party RN - formerly National Front - has set up, "

through its executives and leaders

", "

a fraudulent organized system of embezzlement of European funds for its benefit, by the through fictitious jobs of parliamentary assistants

”.

Read also: Suspicion of fictitious jobs: judges worsen the indictment of Marine Le Pen

"

If it goes back to the time when the FN was still led by his father, the organization uncovered by the investigation seems to have taken on all its dimensions under the presidency of Marine Le Pen, the day after the European elections of 2014

" , writes the

Journal du Dimanche

. On Twitter, Marine Le Pen reacted this Sunday: “

The JDD, official organ of Macronist power, emerges the same endless affair of parliamentary assistants, as in each election. Nothing new under the sun

”.

In this investigation opened in 2015, around 25 elected officials and assistants, including Marine Le Pen, her father, and senior party officials, are suspected by the magistrates of having set up in "

a concerted and deliberate manner

" a "

system of embezzlement

”of the envelopes allocated by the EU to each MEP, with the aim of remunerating parliamentary collaborators, allowing the party to save on their salaries. The European Parliament, as a civil party, estimated its loss at 6.8 million euros between 2009 and 2017.

Source: lefigaro

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