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Read the full content of our investigation : The networks Squarcini in the viewfinder of justice
Extended Monday night, his custody continued Tuesday morning, as well as that of Christian Flaesch, former director of the judicial police in paris, a former police general information, and a high-security framework of the LVMH group. A former magistrate, in charge of the security of the LVMH group, has been placed in police custody Tuesday morning. Finally, Michel Gaudin, the current director of cabinet of Nicolas Sarkozy, has been heard in a hearing open on Monday, as a former security officer in Corsica, today a position on the IGPN.
- listening to Mr Squarcini at the heart of the investigation
The multiple hearings in progress since Monday found, in particular, their origin in the exhumation of a report to the explosive content, dated 2013, which was yet lost in court records. This report, including The World has noted, illustrates how Bernard Squarcini has used its network of contacts in the police force to serve its interests, those of the companies for which he worked and those of the entourage of Nicolas Sarkozy, in particular, informed of the developments of the case Cahuzac. He also recounts how, after an entire career devoted to the information, Mr. Squarcini has continued to do so in the private sector what he knew to do best : collect confidential information.
- Disclosure of information on any proceedings concerning LVMH
On 2 April 2013, for example, Mr. Flaesch inform you by SMS Mr. Squarcini that the preliminary investigation opened after the filing of a complaint LVMH against Hermes has been referred to the prosecutor must open a judicial information. Reassuring, he explained that the financial brigade, then under his authority, has not had time to establish other facts than those mentioned in the complaint of Hermes, that sums it up for Mr. Squarcini. It forwards the message to two senior executives of LVMH, one of which is considered to be the most influential adviser to Mr. Arnault. The procedure will not go in his term. Hermès will withdraw his complaints in return for the release of LVMH’s share capital, according to the terms of an agreement kept secret. Contacted, the LVMH group did not wish to comment. The lawyer, Bernard Squarcini, Patrick Maisonneuve, did not respond to the requests of the World.