three years in prison required, including one firm, against Bernard Laporte and Mohed Altrad


The national financial prosecutor’s office has requested three years in prison, one of which is firm against the boss of French rugby and the president of the Montpellier club

Three years in prison, including one firm, were required on Tuesday against the president of the French Rugby Federation (FFR) Bernard Laporte and the businessman Mohed Altrad, suspected of having made a “pact” together. corruption” in 2017.

According to the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office (PNF), the strong man of the oval would have, in return for the payment of 180,000 euros in March 2017, made a series of arbitrations favorable to the Altrad group. The prosecution also called on the criminal court to prohibit, for two years, Bernard Laporte from exercising any function in rugby and Mohed Altrad from managing a commercial company.

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