Death of Renaud Van Ruymbeke: the former investigating judge in the Elf, Kerviel and Cahuzac cases died at 71

Death of Renaud Van Ruymbeke: the former investigating judge in the Elf, Kerviel and Cahuzac cases died at 71
Death of Renaud Van Ruymbeke: the former investigating judge in the Elf, Kerviel and Cahuzac cases died at 71

Former investigating judge Renaud Van Ruymbeke died this Friday, May 11. He was 71 years old.

“Judge Renaud Van Ruymbeke has left us, indicated on X the Minister of Justice Eric Dupond-Moretti. France loses a great magistrate and Justice an immense servant.”

Judge Renaud Van Ruymbeke has left us.

France loses a great magistrate and Justice an immense servant.

I send my heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones.

— Eric Dupond-Moretti (@E_DupondM) https://twitter.com/E_DupondM/status/1788887529661288567?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw

Elf, Kerviel, Cahuzac…

During his career, this emblematic figure in the fight against corruption had notably investigated the Clearstream, Kerviel, Elf, Cahuzac and Balkany cases. He was known for his integrity and tenacity.

A specialist in tax havens, he confided to Midi Libre in 2023 that he believes that his successors “will not have the same brakes as those I have experienced”.

“The passage is madehe assured us. The younger generations will go even further than us. Even if the fraudsters are often one step ahead.

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