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France’s Marine Le Pen Target Of Fraud Investigation

French far-right presidential claimant Marine Le Pen leaves a polling hire after casting her opinion in Henin Beaumont, Northern France, in parliamentary elections hold progressing this month.

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French far-right presidential claimant Marine Le Pen leaves a polling hire after casting her opinion in Henin Beaumont, Northern France, in parliamentary elections hold progressing this month.

Michel Spingler/AP

Marine Le Pen, a personality of France’s far-right National Front party, has been placed underneath grave review for allegedly misusing European Parliament supports for celebration work. Le Pen has denied any wrongdoing.

According to The Guardian, “Under French law, being put underneath grave review means there is ‘serious or unchanging evidence’ that points to illusive impasse in a crime.”

The journal adds:

“The box was triggered by a censure from a European parliament, that indicted a Front National of defrauding it on a vast scale. An review by a European council watchdog claimed that between 2011 and 2012 Le Pen had illicitly paid celebration staff for Front National work regulating income that should usually be used for [Members of a European Parliament] to compensate assistants for legislative tasks.”

Le Pen — who took over a care of a National Front from her argumentative father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, in 2011 – done an catastrophic bid for a French presidency, losing final month to Emmanuel Macron.

The allegations of fake payments initial arose in Apr after a initial turn of voting in a presidential election, a BBC reports. At a time, Le Pen refused to answer questions about a purported wrongdoing.

The BBC writes:

“Her counsel pronounced she had been summoned by magistrates in Paris and ‘as expected, placed underneath rapist investigation.’

The [National Front] has been rarely vicious of a EU, rejecting the free-market beliefs and open-border policies.”