The basics A search took place on Wednesday in the Parisian house of the chef Christophe Leroy, who was suspected of having organized illegal luxury meals, particularly in the Palais Vivienne by Pierre-Jean Chalençon, who was himself the focus of a controversy.
The broadcast of a report by M6 on lavish clandestine dinners in Paris on Friday sparked heated controversy last weekend. One of the organizers, Pierre-Jean Chalençon, claimed to have “eaten in 2/3 underground restaurants during the week” he had met “ministers”.
Since then, Mr Chalençon has returned to what he said and stated that he wanted to “create humor”.
In view of the outcry over this report in social networks, in particular with the hashtag #OnVeutLesNoms, the Interior Minister Gérald Darmanin asked the Paris Police Prefect Didier Lallement on Sunday to open an investigation to investigate the reality or not denounce the facts.
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The Paris prosecutor Rémi Heitz initiated a criminal investigation.
The search at Christophe Leroy’s, who was featured on his Instagram account as “Chef der Sterne”, comes when the M6 report mentioned a dinner at the Palais Vivienne for “a caviar and champagne menu” at the price of “220” euros each Person “compiled by the cook.