Penelope, wife of French Presidential Candidate Francois Fillon is under investigation for the “fake jobs” inquiry. Her husband was placed under investigation earlier this month.
Mr Fillon was accused of paying hundreds of thousands of euros for his family for the jobs they did not undertake or execute. This comes as a blow to him as he has now slipped to second position from being No.1 as favourite to win the elections.Mr Fillon has paid his wife under the claim of Parliament Assistant where she never had a pass from the Parliament and the work she did was either trivial or non-existent. The time sheets were also botched up and only very few knew about her as Fillon’s staff.