Ex-French prime minister’s wife is key figure in fraudulence test

Ex-French prime minister’s wife is key figure in fraudulence test

Ex-French prime minister’s wife is key figure in fraudulence test

Ex-French prime minister’s wife is key figure in fraudulence test

PARIS — For over three years, Penelope Fillon ended up being the very discreet spouse of the prominent politician who became France’s minister that is prime. She’s now at center stage of the fraudulence test in Paris for well-paid, public-funded jobs as an aide to her husband she presumably failed to perform.

The Fillons have rejected wrongdoing.

The test Wednesday that is ending is to find out whether Penelope Fillon’s tasks had been within the old-fashioned role of an elected official’s partner — or involved actual paid work.

The scandal, revealed by the press that is french 90 days prior to the country’s 2017 presidential election, are priced at her spouse, ex-Prime Minister Francois Fillon, their reputation. When the front-runner, Fillon sunk to place that is third the presidential race won by Emmanuel Macron. Czytaj więcej about Ex-French prime minister’s wife is key figure in fraudulence test