Wednesday, March 08, 2017

#FRANCE: New Allegations Over Undeclared €50,000 Loan Rock Pres. Cand. François Fillon

[world politics news]

Just as the rough waters surrounding François Fillon's campaign were seemingly becoming smooth, fresh allegations of an undeclared €50,000 loan again threaten to capsize his presidential ambitions. received an interest-free, undeclared loan of €50,000 (£43,000) from a billionaire businessman in 2013, according to the latest revelations by the French weekly Le Canard Enchainé. Fillon "did not deem it necessary" to report the loan from the French business tycoon Marc Ladreit de Lacharrière to a state transparency watchdog, the paper said. Fillon’s lawyer told the paper that he had fully repaid the loan.


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