You may have heard that Luxembourg prosecutors aren’t satisfied with the 12th chamber of the Criminal Court of Luxembourg’s verdicts for the so-called #LuxLeaks whistleblowers Antoine Deltour and Rapahel Halet and they
Not only do prosecutors want tougher sentences for the two whistleblowers, they also want to challenge the acquittal of French journalist Edouard Perrin, who received the documents from the two former PwC employees.
At the same time as preparations for his trial were in motion Antoine Deltour was awarded the European Citizen Prize in recognition of his contribution to the common good in making public massive tax avoidance schemes organized by multinational companies in Europe, schemes made behind closed doors that we’d never otherwise have known about. He was also commended by the EU Competition Commissioner for his actions.
Now over 100 Members of the European Parliament have written an open letter to express their support for these two men. Here it is: