The preliminary investigation on the City of the cinema of director and producer Luc Besson, aimed to the possible diversion of public funds, has been closed with no action, a-t-on learned Friday, may 11, of justice source, confirming information of The Expansion. Opened in December 2013 by the public prosecutor of Paris, and then transferred to the public prosecutor national financial, this survey was a follow-up to a report of the Court of auditors on the funding conditions of the project.
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“The public funding of the City of the cinema, decided against the advice of the State services and the Caisse des dépôts et consignations, the main funder of the project, “was done” to allow the completion of the project as a private company [EuropaCorp] was for his own benefit, ” wrote the magistrates of the Rue Cambon in a note.