French court upholds one-year sentence for ex-PM Fillon in ‘fake jobs’ scandal

French court upholds one-year sentence for ex-PM Fillon in ‘fake jobs’ scandal

/ France Issued on: 09/05/2022 – 13:56Modified: 09/05/2022 – 16:15 The “fake jobs” scandal derailed François Fillon’s presidential run in 2017. © Stéphane de Sakutin, AFP A French appeals court on Monday upheld but shortened the prison sentence a lower court inflicted on former conservative prime minister François Fillon for embezzling public funds in a scandal that […]

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