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complaint from the former chief of staff of Nasser Al-Khelaïfi


Adel Aref, former chief of staff of Nasser al-Khelaifi, and now head of public relations at beIN Sports, filed a complaint against X via his lawyer, Me Jean-Pierre Mignard, for violation of professional secrecy, false and use of forgery, moral harassment, slanderous denunciation and invasion of private intimacy.

Adel Aref would have been heard on November 15 as a witness by the General Inspectorate of the National Police (IGPN), co-seized with the General Directorate of Internal Security (DGSI) of the judicial information on suspicions of trafficking in influence, in which the Franco-Algerian lobbyist Tayeb Benabderrahmane and two former police officers were indicted at the end of September.

Confidential information transmitted

They are suspected of having transmitted confidential information on certain people from police files, in particular to the Parisian football club but also to other people.

During this hearing, Adel Aref learned in particular that two notes had been found in the telephone of one of the two police officers, Malik Nait-Liman, accusing him of “pedophile activities and pimping”. These accusations were disseminated within his “professional and personal entourage”, to his “employer as well as to a journalist”, who also relayed them on YouTube and Twitter.

“These actions had serious repercussions on my professional and social life,” he said in his complaint.

Other complaint filed

Another complaint related to this case has also been filed, this time with the Paris prosecutor, by lawyer Jean-Paul Baduel, for active and passive corruption, complicity and concealment of these crimes, said the latter. , confirming information from Liberation.

Based on an article from the daily, he denounces in his complaint a “clandestine investigation” and a file made against him and that of a shareholder of Renault, by the police, who would have transmitted information to Rachida Dati. However, this shareholder had filed a complaint against Rachida Dati, Carlos Ghosn and the criminologist Alain Bauer for abuse of corporate assets and active and passive corruption.

She claimed that Mrs. Dati would have received in particular 600,000 euros between 2009 and 2013 from RNBV, the Dutch subsidiary of the Renault-Nissan alliance, for contracts which he considered “doubtful in terms of their amounts, carried out for the benefit of a subsidiary with no employees”. Ms. Dati was indicted in July in this judicial investigation.


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