France's Fillon, Wife Questioned In 'fake Job' Probe: Sources

France's Fillon, wife questioned in 'fake job' probe: sources

PARIS, (Pakistan Point News - APP - 30th Jan, 2017 ) : French investigators on Monday quizzed presidential hopeful Francois Fillon and his wife Penelope over allegations that Penelope received 500,000 Euros ($535,000) for a fictitious job as a parliamentary aide, legal sources said. The couple, who are the target of an embezzlement probe, were also questioned over payments Penelope received from a literary review owned by a billionaire friend of Francois Fillon.