Keyword: fake jobs scandal

Fillon tells Paris court 'fake jobs' scandal caused ‘irreparable damage'

The former French prime minister and presdential candidate gave statement during trial in which he is accused of wrongfully putting his wife on the payroll.

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French prosecutors ask EU to lift Le Pen immunity

Prosecutors leading an investigation into far-right Front National party leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen's involvement in a suspected 'fake jobs' scandal at the European Parliament have asked the institution to lift her parliamentary immunity from questioning and prosecution.