Topless Kate photos charges, A woman photographer has been placed under formal criminal investigation in connection with pictures taken of the Duchess of Cambridge as she sunbathed in France, it emerged tonight.
sources in Paris said she is Valerie Suau, who admits taking images of
Kate in the south of the country in September. She describes her
pictures, published in France's La Provence regional newspaper, as 'all
But she is now facing a criminal trial along
with a man believed to be Ernesto Mauri, the publisher of French Closer
magazine, which first ran the pictures. Both are being prosecuted under
strict privacy legislation.