France: Fillon charged in jobs investigation

Source: Los Angeles Times

"French conservative presidential candidate Francois Fillon was preliminarily charged and put under investigation Tuesday over wages his wife and children received for parliamentary jobs they allegedly never did. Magistrates announced that the Parliament member and former prime minister would face questioning on fraud allegations including that he misappropriated public funds. It is the first time a French presidential candidate has been formally charged during a campaign." (03/14/17)

http://www.latimes.com/world/europe/la-fg-france-fillon-20170314-story.html