Prosecutor requests suspended jail term for French minister – BFM TV


PARIS, Oct 12 (Reuters) – Prosecutors on Tuesday actually useful that junior French Minister for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Alan Griset be sentenced to a ten-12 months suspended jail term for omitting to declare property, BFM TV tales.

The Paris Prosecutor moreover actually useful Griset be handed a 30,000 euros prime quality, be declared ineligible for three years and forbidden from holding a ministerial place.

A court docket docket ruling is predicted on Dec. 8.

Griset, 68, was summoned in court docket docket on Tuesday for “incomplete or false declaration of his patrimonial situation” and of “his interests”.

This adopted an investigation opened in November 2020, after a report from the High Authority for the Transparency of Public Life (HATVP), which collects asset declarations from members of the federal authorities.

The minister had did not declare “financial participations held in a share savings plan (PEA), as well as the associated cash account” for an amount of 171,000 euros.

Reporting by Dominique Vidalon; Editing by David Gregorio

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