The headquarters of McDonalds in France were raided by a specialised French tax force unit, according to a French police statement on May 25.

The French prosecutor office said on Thursday that the investigators raided the headquarters of the company on May 18, because they are currently looking into allegations of aggravated tax fraud and money laundering.

McDonald’s confirmed the search and said in a statement that it was “cooperating fully with the authorities on this matter.”

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