In France, they suspected the American consulting company McKinsey in illegal financing of the pre -election campaign of the President of the country Emmanuel Macron in the 2017 election, an investigation has begun in this case, the Le Parisien newspaper said.
According to the publication, the initially investigation, begun in March after the Senate report, was conducted in the fact of laundering money by private consulting companies and non -payment of corporate tax. Among them, McKinsey also appeared. Her French office is suspected of non -payment of taxes over the past 10 years. It is noted that at the same time, state expenses for consulting companies on average doubled in the period from 2018 to 2021.
In May of this year, the headquarters of McKinsey went on this fact on this fact, after which the prosecutor’s office suspected the company already in Favority and Illegal financing of the election campaign. Now the investigation finds out whether McKinsey had a “privileged status” at the conclusion of state contracts.
“The investigation is aimed at the connection between Macron and McKinsey. The prosecutor’s office is interested in the conditions for the award of this American company certain state contracts for colossal amounts, as well as suspicions of the hidden financing of the victorious campaign of the head of state in 2017,” the newspaper writes.