France's Le Pen Slams Report Over Alleged Embezzlement
Faizan Hashmi 1 month ago Sun 16th May 2021 | 09:50 PM
Paris, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th May, 2021 ) :French far-right leader Marine Le Pen lashed out Sunday over a press report detailing allegations that her party misused EU funds to pay its employees.
France is to hold regional elections on June 20 and 27.
Le Pen, her father Jean-Marie Le Pen and top members of the National Rally party have been charged with misuse of public funds in connection with salaries paid to EU parliamentary aides.
The JDD report said the party is suspected of having put in place an "embezzlement system... in a concerted and deliberate manner".
The party denies any wrongdoing.