Former Prime Minister of France Francois Fillon sentenced on charges of embezzlement of the state budget and payments to his wife Penelope for the work she did not perform, writes Le Figaro.
The court sentenced the Fillon to five years imprisonment, three of which will be probation. In addition, he must pay a fine in the amount of €375 thousand and he can’t nominate his candidacy in the presidential elections in the next 10 years.
A fine of €375 thousand and his wife Penelope. She was appointed three years of imprisonment conditionally, and the court limited her right to be elected for two years.
In the case were punished and the former Deputy Prime Minister mark Julot. The court sentenced him to two years probation, a fine of €20 million and five years disqualification.
In addition, all sentenced in the case to make up the damage to the National Assembly, which had been incurred.