After the publication of personal data of the "rebellious" deputy Louis Boyard, the Créteil prosecutor's office announced on Wednesday February 15 the opening of a preliminary investigation.
The information, in particular the personal and professional journeys of Louis Boyard, with the precision of the timetables, was published on Telegram loops linked to the ultra-right, according to the daily Le Parisien. Letters of death threats were sent to the home of the deputy and to his office in the National Assembly
The investigation, opened on February 11, was entrusted to the cybercrime brigade (BL2C) of the Paris judicial police.
Increased police surveillance
Police patrols have been put in place, as well as increased surveillance around the home of the LFI deputy for Val-de-Marne due to the "various threats received" recently by the elected official. This surveillance is part of the "particular context of the pension reform" and a request from the Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin, for "more comprehensive enhanced protection for elected officials", according to a source familiar with the matter. .
In November, Louis Boyard was the target of insults launched live by Cyril Hanouna during the program "Touche pas à mon poste". The C8 channel was sentenced on Thursday to a record fine of 3.5 million euros by the Regulatory Authority for Audiovisual and Digital Communication (Arcom – formerly the CSA), the media regulator.