The president of the Parliament of Wallonia is present at the lifting of the seals on the computer files which were seized during the searches carried out at his home last February.
Lhe president of the Walloon parliament, Jean-Claude Marcourt, was summoned this Tuesday morning to Judge Frédéric Frenay, who is investigating the “remuneration” aspect of the Nethys affair. The one who also chairs the provincial dome of the Liège PS had been raided on February 5 in his parliamentary office and at his home. The data from Mr. Marcourt’s phone, tablet and computer had been downloaded by the police.
Four months later, Jean-Claude Marcourt was logically summoned by the judge to lift the seals on the files taken during these searches, as confirmed by the person concerned. The socialist adds that he has still not been auditioned. As during the searches in February, the first vice-president of the Walloon parliament, Jacqueline Galant (MR), also attends these investigative duties.
Presented by some as an “invisible hand” in the Nethys file, the investigation will have to demonstrate what Mr. Marcourt knew of the 18.6 million compensation paid to ex-managers of Nethys, Stéphane Moreau in the lead, to circumvent the decree governance that was supposed to limit their salary.