Did one of the world's most highly regarded chefs commit suicide at the end of January because he was one of the victim's of a big fine wine fraud. Did Benoît Violier lose up to 2 million Swiss Francs?
Read the rest of Le Bilan's story here.
However, Le Bilan's story has been denied by the Procureur Général, Nicolas Dubuis, for the Canton of Valais, who has been looking into the affairs of Private Finance Partners, the company that is alleged to be the vehicle for the alleged fraud. According to the Procureur Général, Violier does not featured amongst those who have complained or the victims.
Read the denials here – Heures 24: Vaud et Régions