Eight police officers have been under investigation for passive corruption and traffic of influence, passive and placed under judicial control. Their "client" allegedly, Benjamin H., a small boss manager made a myriad of SMES – investigators have identified a 17 – all specialized in iron work, has also been indicted. At the time of the outbreak of the investigation, the man was already the subject of a research sheet, after having been convicted for the violation of the legislation on the protection of consumers and for tax fraud six months in prison.
Pens and goodies in the colors of his company were spreading for months, the offices and the reception at the police stations in paris and the small crown. The use of the company of metalwork, directed by Benjamin H., had become almost routine to open the doors on requisition by the police, or replace the locks of victims of burglary.
This is an anonymous mail reached the IGPN in August 2017 which is at the origin of the investigations. The letter denounced a police officer become the obliged of the little boss who refourguait its advertising products in police stations and urged the victims of theft with break-in use of its services.
To be efficient and cost-effective, it was necessary to drop the ads in places considered as strategic : the transmission rooms, for example. When a victim of burglary inform the police, one of the officials recommended that the locksmith once the formalities of police established. The small boss also attempted to ensure the monopoly of the interventions by making to steal and destroy the prospectus advertising of its competitors.
Money, credit cards, prepaid and champagne
According to the raven, an officer received 1,000 euros per month and a subscription at the Parc des princes to attend the matches of the PSG. Benjamin H., malin, he had put the pot on it during the years when he was still deputy of security.
bank Accounts in Israel and in Qatar
If the police of the police has unearthed a real traffic of influence and corruption, it has also established the misuse of corporate assets and of tax evasion on the part of the entrepreneur to put his money in Israel and Qatar.
in Addition to the remuneration in cash or subscriptions at the Parc des princes, police received a bank card, prepaid on the account of one of the companies of the corrupter alleged. But sometimes, the manager forgot to pay. On the wiretaps, one of the officials involved complains and threatens to divert the complainants to the competition.
The title of the good relations that Benjamin H. had with the police stations, they have received 200 bottles of champagne for the celebration of the end of the year.