Fillon erupted around the “costume” scandal – media

The candidate from “Republican” to the presidency of France, Francois Fillon recently received as a gift from a secret benefactor two suits worth 13 thousand euros, but only for five years he was presented with clothes worth almost 50 thousand euros. It is reported by the Journal du Dimanche, reports “Ukrainian truth”.

Over the past five years, the candidate from the conservatives received services in the amount of 48 thousand euros from the company Arnys, which makes custom clothing for the rich and famous personalities.

Of this amount, 35 500 euros was paid in cash, which usually brings a young woman into the store on Rue de sèvres.

It is reported that two suits that were purchased in February, shortly after the scandal in the case of fictitious employment of his wife, was paid by cheque.

In an interview with Les Echos Fillon said: “a Friend gave me the costumes in February. Well, what of it?”

“I want to note that my personal life is the subject of various investigations. I don’t know who is trying to hurt me”, he said.

Reportedly, in France, limit limit donations to candidates is 4.6 thousand euros.

Earlier it was reported that the candidate in presidents of France Francois Fillon facing new charges, this time in that he did not declare interest-free loan in the amount of 50 thousand euros.

We will remind, on 31 January it was reported that the wife of the presidential candidate of France françois Fillon and his two children had received for his work in the civil service almost a million euros.

Prosecutors in France have launched an investigation, which is then expanded on his son and daughter.

Francois Fillon has repeatedly stated that it intends to continue its participation in the presidential race, despite the scandal surrounding his wife.