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The evidence behind the trial of French finance minister Jérôme Cahuzac

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Jérôme Cahuzac. © Reuters Jérôme Cahuzac. © Reuters

Former French finance minister Jérôme Cahuzac will next month stand trial on charges of tax evasion and money laundering. The trial follows a two-year judicial investigation which was itself prompted by Mediapart’s revelations that Cahuzac held a secret bank account abroad, which he first denied before finally confessing in April 2013. Mediapart has gained access to the concluding report by the magistrates which details the evidence for sending Cahuzac for trial. Fabrice Arfi reports.

Disgraced former minister Jérôme Cahuzac to stand trial for tax fraud

Budget minister was forced to resign in 2013 after Mediapart revealed that he held a secret Swiss bank account.