The multiple jobs of the ex-wife of Eric Ciotti is controversial: an open investigation

Did Eric Ciotti hire then-wife Caroline Magne as a parliamentary assistant in 2007 when she was already working multiple jobs? A preliminary investigation has been opened to shed light on the case...

  The combination of jobs'ex-femme d'Eric Ciotti fait polémique : une enquête ouverte

Caroline Magne is suspected of having been hired by her ex-husband, Eric Ciotti , while she was already accumulating other public jobs, if we are to believe information from the Canard Enchaîné published in mid-November. To see more clearly, the National Financial Prosecutor's Office (PNF) has just opened a preliminary investigation, announces l'AFP. This is an investigation for embezzlement of public funds, breach of trust and concealment of these offenses, said the PNF. She ' aims to verify the validity of the elements published in the press ', lit.

Up to three simultaneous jobs for Madame Ciotti!

Are we heading towards a new Pénélope Fillon case ? According to Chained Duck , Caroline Magne, was reportedly hired as a parliamentary assistant in 2007 by her ex-husband, Eric Ciotti, when she already had several jobs . A revelation that raises questions about the real usefulness of his work at the Bourbon Palace.

According to Canard , Caroline Magne would have accumulated up to three jobs at the same time. Éric Ciotti would have first hired him as part-time parliamentary assistant when he was elected deputy in June 2007. At the time, family jobs were not prohibited in the Assembly, but she was already exercising as a as Christian Estrosi's press attaché at the town hall of Nice.

The business could have been non-existent if this cumulation of positions had not continued. At the end of 2008, when Eric Ciotti was elected, in addition to his mandate as deputy, president of the departmental council of the Alpes-Maritimes, she becomes his deputy director . She then joined the steering team of the urban community of Nice in 2009 . This accumulation lasts until 2011, according to the newspaper. At the same time, she would have been employee of the diocese of Nice between 2012 and 2014, then held the position of director general of the services of the town hall of La Colle-sur-Loup (Alpes-Maritimes) from 2014 to 2016.

A 'very part-time' job at the National Assembly

According to Chained Duck , Caroline Magne would have worked in the National Assembly as a parliamentary assistant until September 30, 2016. She would have exercised her job from the constituency of the deputy, according to Éric Ciotti who thus justifies her absence at the Palais-Bourbon.

In a press release, the deputy LR considers himself ' basely attacked ', as he seeks the presidency of his party in December. He says his job in the National Assembly has never exceeded ' 5h25 per week ', or a part-time job ' very partial ' and ' in strict compliance with laws and regulations '.' She was doing what she always did: publicity, press relations “, he also assures the Chained Duck . Finally, he ensures that the accumulation of these functions ' never exceeded 44 hours per week '.