EU court orders Marine Le Pen to pay €300,000 for misusing funds

European Parliament’s watchdog has said that Le Pen used two legislative aides who were on EU payroll for party’s political activity in France.

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An EU court has confirmed that France’s far-right leader Marine Le Pen must pay the European Parliament €300,000, the latest development in an investigation that alleges she misused EU funds to employ parliamentary assistants, reports the Financial Times.