French Foreign Minister's Son In Custody For Forgery, Fraud: Police Sources

French Foreign Minister's Son In Custody For Forgery, Fraud: Police Sources

Police is particularly interested in Thomas Fabius's purchase of a seven million euro ($7.6 million) Paris apartment believed to be linked to money laundering. (AFP File Photo)

Paris: The son of French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius was taken into custody today as part of a probe into forgery, fraud and money laundering, police sources told AFP.

A preliminary investigation into Thomas Fabius's financial affairs was opened in 2013, with police particularly interested in his purchase of a seven million euro ($7.6 million) Paris apartment believed to be linked to money laundering.