Sarkozy under formal investigation

Former French President will be investigated for L’Oréal case

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been placed under formal investigation over allegations that he received illegal donations from the richest woman in France, L’Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt.

According to France 24, the move came after Sarkozy was unexpectedly summoned by Bettencourt’s staff for a private meeting to discuss about the allegations that he accepted envelopes stuffed with cash from Bettencourt, which were illegally used to finance his 2007 ele...

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