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This Frenchman who inspired a hit TV series is in prison after surrendering

Marco Mouly, one of the figures of the fraud à the carbon tax has decided to go à justice Wednesday March 13, 2024 after the partial revocation of his suspended sentence.

"I surrender" saidé Marco Mouly, one of the protagonists of the giant fraud VAT on the market carbon, this Wednesday March 13, in front of several journalists at the Paris judicial court. The partial revocation of his suspended sentence had been ordered last Friday, as part of a gang fraud case organized between 1998 and 1999.

"I surrender, but çwas freaked out about going to jail"

Friday March 8, 2024, the judge ordered partial revocation & amount of 18 months of the three-year prison sentence for a separate case of fraud the carbon tax. "Small problems in the file" exist according to Marco Mouly, who "hopesère getting away" thanks to à his lawyers. One of his lawyers, Philippe Ohayon, is going to request a conditional release of his client as quickly as possible and believes that there is no legal or factual obstacle that could prevent a modified sentence short notice" in the columns of France Info.

"I hesitatedé &agrav; come, there I surrender. We have the stomach to go to prison. We have the stomach to respect justice and to say: we are there. The stomach is there, but it was scary to go to prison. We still had a life outside, after thirty years of procedure" conceded Marco Mouly, this Wednesday March 13 in front of the press in the hall of the court with a view to his incarceration.

In fact, his imprisonment in the fraud case is also justified by several failings on his part. obligations set by the courts. He held a fictitious job as a Community manager and provided "à the justice of false pay slips, against the backdrop of a well-oiled organization" according to the judge. The latter did not settle either. in full the fine of 15,000 euros (11,569 euros remains to be paid) which had been imposed on him. imputed. "Marco the'éelegant" also owes relatively large sums in connection with his other convictions, specifies the court decision.

A real hit for the series inspired by the scam the carbon tax

Marco Mouly and the immense fraud à the carbon tax have notably inspired a series produced by Canal+: D'argent et de sang, in which he inspires the role of Filous, the con artist from Belleville. A character embodied &agrav; on the screen by Ramzy Bedia. "The problem is that the film hurt me a lot. It's based' based on real facts, but the series remains a fiction" he said. The series directed by Xavier Giannoli adapted from the investigative book by Fabrice Arfi (journalist at Médiapart) is a & huge success for the encrypted channel with more than 25 million views. He also played his own role in the Netflix documentary film "The Kings of Scam" retracing the journey of the main thugs involved in "the scam of the century", alongside, in particular, ;#39;Arnaud Mimran.

As a reminder, the Médiapart site had announcedé last Friday that Marco Mouly was going to go on the run without specifying if this was indeed the case. The same day, the main person concerned was arrested. had refuted this information on the C8 channel. This Wednesday, March 13, he confirmedé his position "I'm not going on the run, the run doesn't exist anymore" he conceded. During his last hearing, he also declared that working on a second book and having dropped out of work the main role in a film that is to be shot soon.

Teilor Stone

By Teilor Stone

Teilor Stone has been a reporter on the news desk since 2013. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining Thesaxon , Teilor Stone worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my teilor@nizhtimes.com 1-800-268-7116