The Belgian comedian Renaud Rutten was sentenced on Tuesday in front of the Huy Correctional Tribunal. He received 5 months in prison suspended, a fine of 4,400 euros and a ban from marketing for five years. He is considered guilty of failing to pay creditors, misusing the accounts of his company, declaring bankruptcy, embezzling from his company’s assets and not responding to the convocation of the curator.
The accusations concern SPRL Cougnou production, the company that went out of business in 2012 and promoted his performances.
Renaud Rutten was told to pay one euro to the curator temporarily.
Renaud Rutten is a Belgian actor and comedian known mostly for his role in the Belgian film by Jöel Franka ‘A song for my mother” (Une chanson pour ma mère) alongside Patrick Timsit, Dave, Sylvie Testud et Guy Lecluyse.
The comedian was also in “A chain for two” (Une chaîne pour deux), “Dikkenek” by Olivier Van Hoofstadt, “Eldorado” by Bouli Lanners and “The conveyors are waiting” (Les convoyeurs attendant) by Benoît Mariage.