Francois Fillon Placed under Formal InvestigationWorld | March 14, 2017, Tuesday @ 20:00| 126 views
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French presidential candidate Francois Fillon has been placed under a formal investigation over an alleged diversion of public funds, the prosecutors say, the BBC reported.
The centre-right contender is suspected of paying hundreds of thousands of euros to his family for a work they may have not done.
He denies any wrongdoing, but had earlier said he would quit the presidential race if placed under investigation.