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$50k to meet Putin: French media slam Fillon for allegedly receiving money from Lebanese tycoon

French presidential candidate Francois Fillon was reportedly paid 50-thousand dollars for setting up a meeting between a Lebanese billionaire and President Putin in 2015. That’s from a satirical newspaper in France, with the mounting ‘Fake Job’ scandal already denting the former PM’s election hopes. The allegations around Mr Fillon don’t end there. In fact, even the Republican candidate’s wardrobe is under investigation. French prosecutors are considering looking into media reports that he received tailor-made suits as gifts.


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