Justice investigates vote buying

A brief look at a case in the news on this March 29, 2013, directly concerning the (IEP 2013 theme).

An investigating judge will investigate the municipal campaigns
organized from 2008 to 2010 in Corbeil-Essonnes (Essonne), won by
by Senator Serge Dassault and then his right-hand man Jean-Pierre Bechter, both UMP
both UMP, after the opening of a judicial investigation into vote buying, corruption
corruption, money laundering and misuse of social assets.

The examining magistrate is in charge of judicial investigations
in the most serious or complex criminal cases
complex criminal cases. He must bring out the truth, and make decisions accordingly
decisions accordingly.
A judicial investigation is opened in the case of a crime
or criminal offence (complex case) initiated by the public prosecutor

A judicial source told AFP that the Paris prosecutor’s office had
opened a judicial investigation for these four counts. “It is a
spectrum”, commented laconically, a close friend of Mr. Dassault and

The public prosecutor’s office: organization (at the level of the tribunal de
of all the magistrates of the public prosecutor’s office who are responsible for
conduct a criminal action for the interests of society.