Hollande slams Fillon claims he runs secret cell


Scandal-hit conservative presidential candidate François Fillon, mired in graft scandals and under investigation for fraud and misusing public funds, claimed that his predicament was the work of a secret plot by socialist president François Hollande, who has firmly dismissed the 'untruthful allegations'.

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French right-wing presidential candidate François Fillon on Thursday accused President François Hollande, a socialist, of orchestrating media leaks that have dented his image as a scandal free leader a month ahead of the key vote, reports FRANCE 24.