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2/20/17

France: Marine Le Pen 'made EURO 7,020 -a-month fake job for bodyguard'

French presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has admitted setting up a fake job in the European parliament for her ex-paratrooper bodyguard nicknamed 'The Gorilla', according to a report by the European Anti-Fraud Office.

It was all part of a criminal scam worth up to EUR 351, 000.00to Ms Le Pen's far-right National Front (FN) party that could now see the 48-year-old jailed.

A previously confidential report by Olaf, the European Anti-Fraud Office, contains the allegations, all of which are today published in French investigative outlets Mediapart and Marianne.

Le Pen has denied the allegations and said on Friday that she has not admitted to the claims.

Read more: Marine Le Pen 'made £6000-a-month fake job for bodyguard' | Daily Mail Online

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