He had been chomping at the bit during the debates. Here is the first prosecutor Stéphane Grodecki launched against “these barbaric nuptials” made of friendships, gifts and cronyism. In his eyes, there is no doubt. The Abu Dhabi trip was the prelude to “a toxic relationship” between State Councilor Pierre Maudet, his chief of staff and the two businessmen active in real estate. A way to add fuel to the wheels, to increase the demands and to open doors within the administration. A real networking enterprise likely to harm the functioning and the image of the State.