The complainant, experiencing personal difficulties linked to gambling, explained that she had invented the facts. She will be tried in April 2024 for acts of “false denunciations” and “breach of trust”.
Le Figaro Marseille
A lie with serious consequences. On Monday, a 47-year-old woman residing in Six-Fours-les-Plages was brought before the Toulon public prosecutor’s office for the acts of “false denunciations leading to useless research” and D'”breach of trust“. The accused, until now a complainant, had previously been placed in police custody for “false denunciation of a false offense», having reported to the police that he had been the victim of an anti-Semitic attack.
On November 9, this woman told the police that she had been followed to her home the day before by a threatening man. During her interview with investigators from the Sanary-sur-Mer police station, the woman indicated that she had been assaulted by a threatening individual who allegedly called her “dirty Jew» before ransacking his home and fleeing with 800 euros in cash.
“Reckless spending” in a casino
An investigation was quickly opened blatantly and entrusted to the judicial police services of Toulon. By exploiting the various video surveillance tapes, investigators discovered that this attack was in reality imaginary. The complainant was taken into police custody and quickly admitted to having invented the facts, being prey to financial difficulties linked to an addiction to gambling. The Toulon public prosecutor’s office specifies that the investigations made it possible to establish facts “breach of trust” after “reckless spending» in a casino.
The Toulon public prosecutor’s office indicated that the accused will be judged on April 15, 2024 for the facts with which he was accused. While awaiting her judgment, she was placed under judicial supervision with an obligation of care and a ban on frequenting gambling establishments. She faces up to six months of imprisonment for the acts of denunciation of an imaginary crime, and up to five years of imprisonment for the acts of breach of trust.
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