The PNF communicated on these two surveys after the publication of an article in the “Parisian” reporting on a “Survey of Campaign Illegal Funding” which aims at Emmanuel Macron.
Two judicial inquiries were opened on October 20 and 21 by the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF) relating to the “conditions of intervention of consulting cabinets in the
Electoral campaigns of 2017 and 2022, “said the financial public prosecutor, Jean-François Bohnert, in a press release made public Thursday, November 24, after revelations of Parisian .
The first judicial information relates in particular to the heads of “non -compliant outfit of campaign accounts” and “minoration of accounting elements in a campaign account” and the second on heads of “favoritism” and “concealment of favoritism “.
These two investigations, entrusted to investigating judges, are added to a preliminary investigation opened on March 31, 2022 for “aggravated money laundering” targeting the consulting firm McKinsey, after the publication of a report Senate commission of inquiry. In addition to the fact that the American firm had not paid corporate tax between 2011 and 2020, while it achieves an annual turnover of several hundred million euros in France, parliamentarians had also revealed that the contracts concluded between the State and the companies of consultants in general had “more than doubled” between 2018 and 2021 to reach the record amount of one billion euros last year.
In February 2021, we revealed in an investigation the power of this consulting firm in the shadow of many Macronie decisions, since the creation of En Marche at the French vaccination strategy.