He asks for the opening of an investigation, and it resonates like a thunderclap to the National Financial Prosecutor's Office: the Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti attacks three magistrates. A request as a symbol of mistrust between the Keeper of the Seals, and those who had been involved in an investigation dating from 2014. At that time in fact, the PNF had opened a preliminary investigation in order to look for the potential presence of a mole, having communicated information to Nicolas Sarkozy's lawyer, Thierry Herzog. The latter had been tapped, despite the acquisition of his cell phone under an assumed name.
Today, the opening of the investigation requested by Eric Dupond-Moretti, represents a first step in a possible disciplinary procedure before the Superior Council of the Magistracy. One way for the Minister of Justice to retaliate, following the so-called affair, "fadettes". The judicial police had then peeled mobile phone connection data as well as geolocation data, for dozens of lawyers and magistrates. The financial prosecutor had not then informed the investigating judges, nor the general prosecutor of Paris. An investigation opened for more than six years, which ended with a classification without follow-up.
Potential repercussions on Nicolas Sarkzoy's trial
This investigation wanted by Eric Dupond-Moretti, around Patrice Amar, Lovisa-Ulrika Delaunay-Weiss, as well as their manager
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