The affair which dates back to 2012 had caused a lot of noise. The breasts of the Duchess of Cambridge had been revealed in the magazine Closer and it was Jean Veil, the son of Simone Veil who defended it.
The case dates back to September 14, 2012. The royal family is rocked by a scandal of the highest importance, the breasts of Kate Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, had been revealed around the world by the magazine Closer, who had widely boasted about it. Determined to make the celebrity magazine pay, the royal family has a hired man: Jean Veil, the son of Simone Veil, as Pierre Lescure recalled on Tuesday evening, on the set of C to you, of which the interested party was the guest.
The photos that Closer had published were stolen pictures. The princely couple very recovered had claimed 1.5 million euros in damages. An astronomical sum, even for this press title which was not at its first attempt. He had already been fined 15,000 euros for invasion of the privacy of François Hollande and Julie Gayet. 20,000 euros for those of Florian Phillipot and his companion.
45,000 euros in fine and 100,000 euros in damages.
Jean Veil succeeded in getting Closer d‘a maximum penalty. Point who quotes AFP, says that “the editorial director Laurence Pieau and the director of the publication Ernesto Mauri were severely sentenced in September 2017 for “complicity” or “disclosure” of a document “reaching for the privacy of privacy”: 45,000 euros in fine each and 100,000 euros in damages. “ Regarding the photographers, who have always denied having taken the pictures, Advocate General Marc Brisset-Foucault had asked for a 10,000 euros fine, including 5,000 suspended.