the former chief of the judicial police in paris, Christian Flaesch, was indicted Thursday for violation of the secrecy of the investigation, and obstruction of the investigations, in the framework of the investigation on the practices of the ex-boss of the intelligence Bernard Squarcini, said a justice source.
A review. Suspected of having announced in April 2013 confidential items on a complaint filed by Hermès against LVMH group, Bernard Squarcini, while the latter had left the DCRI (Direction centrale du renseignement intérieur), Christian Flaesch had been placed in police custody last week at the general Inspectorate of the national police (IGPN), the font fonts. It was reconvened on Thursday, this time in front of the judges.
other persons called. The former director of central intelligence inside Bernard Squarcini, had been indicted on September 28, in the framework of a survey conducted by the general Inspectorate of the national police (IGPN). Bernard Squarcini has been accused of including influence peddling and concealment of violation of professional secrecy, and left free under judicial control, according to a justice source. An official of the Directorate general of internal Security (ISB) has also been indicted for violation of professional secrecy, the compromise of the secrecy of the defence and placed under judicial control. Two executives of the security of the LVMH group, had also been placed in custody in this investigation. They have been released and will be summoned later on by a judge.
An investigation opened in 2007. This survey, which refers to the facts of traffic of influence, has been opened on the margin of the judicial inquiry into the allegations of funding for Libya, the campaign of 2007, Nicolas Sarkozy, according to a source close to the folder. Last June, the prosecutor’s office in Paris has opened a preliminary inquiry targeting Bernard Squarcini on suspicion of influence peddling related to his activities as a consultant. Justice is suspected of having used his networks within the police in the service of his firm Kyrnos, founded in 2013 after his departure from the central Directorate for domestic intelligence.
at the End of December 2013, Christian Flaesch had to leave his position as head of the PJ in paris for having made a call to his former minister, Brice Hortefeux, in which he seemed to indicate how to prepare for a hearing in a court file concerning Nicolas Sarkozy.