The story was not trivial…. On January 21, a bogus lawyer from Limoges, aged 35, was unmasked during a hearing at the Cusset criminal court.
Coming from Limoges to plead in Cusset (Allier), a lawyer suspected of being a usurper placed in police custody
The 30-year-old, who then represented two victims of fraud at the bar, had been arrested within the very walls of the Cusset courthouse, before being placed in police custody, then brought the next day before the prosecution. He was then indicted for illegal exercise of the profession of lawyer by an examining magistrate of Cusset, then placed in pre-trial detention in the penitentiary center of Riom, under a warrant of correctional detention, the duration of which is four months.
The false lawyer from Limoges who had pleaded in the court of Cusset (Allier) indicted and remanded in custody
Without waiting for the end of this period, the Clermont lawyers of the alleged usurper, My Gilles-Jean and Jean-Hubert Portejoie, had filed a request for release before the investigating chamber of the Riom Court of Appeal. , March 30. This request was rejected, two days later, and the bogus lawyer remained in prison.
Summoned on May 14 before the Cussetois investigating judge in charge of this case for a supplementary indictment relating to other acts of illegal exercise of the profession of lawyer, the thirty-year-old was finally granted his released by the examining magistrate.
The false lawyer, who had pleaded in the court of Cusset (Allier), remains imprisoned: “A mercenary of the law”
He was thus able to leave his cell in the Riomois penitentiary center on Friday. Now placed under strict judicial control (with, in particular, a daily check-in obligation), the fake lawyer has returned to his hometown of Limoges. While waiting for the legal follow-up that will be given to his case…