Francois Fillon was sentenced to five years in prison, three of which were suspended, and slapped with a $423,000 fine but remains free pending appeal.
In the latest scandal to hit Francois Fillon's presidential candidacy, his wife has been charged for allegedly misusing public funds.
Francois Fillon rejects 'abject' allegations of wife's fake job and says "clearly these allegations are to try and take me down as a presidential candidate."
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