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Hauts-de-Seine: a magistrate indicted for complicity in influence peddling

2022-05-19T20:51:28.849Z

This magistrate is suspected of having used his influence so that a contract worker could obtain a meeting quickly with her con



A magistrate, practicing at the court of Nanterre (Hauts-de-Seine) at the time of the facts in 2020, was indicted on Wednesday in particular for "complicity in influence peddling", indicated the parquet floor of Versailles, confirming information from the Le Point newspaper.

He is suspected of having used his influence to obtain on behalf of a contract worker, at the time a bailiff's clerk, a faster appointment with his consulate, according to the weekly.

He is also indicted for "misappropriation of personal data", said the Versailles prosecutor's office to AFP.

Three lawyers from the bars of Nanterre and Paris are also indicted for "corruption" in this case, the Versailles prosecutor's office confirmed on Thursday.

The contractual suspected of having turned down clients for lawyers

This decision of the examining magistrate intervenes in a broader procedure in which the contractual is indicted for "passive corruption", "violation of professional secrecy" and "fraud".

She is suspected of having turned clients over to lawyers in exchange for financial commissions, a case revealed by Le Parisien in February 2021.

The magistrate's lawyer, Marie-Alix Canu-Bernard, did not wish "at this stage, to make any comments apart from the fact (that she was going to) file a request for the nullity of the indictment in the coming days. ".

Source: leparis

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