In 2007 the man from Ingelmunster had wanted to turn some agricultural land into building plots. He enlisted the assistance of Count d'Udekem d'Acoz who is also a solicitor.
The request for a change of status of the land from agricultural to building land was already been dealt with by the relevant authorities. However, Count d'Udekem d'Acoz, a former mayor of the town of Poperinge, was to have helped things along together with the two other people that were also tried.
82-year-old Count d'Udekem d'Acoz and the was not in court.