France investigates Sarkozy campaign funds on alleged Libya link
PARIS - France has opened a judicial investigation into allegations that former President Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 election bid won illicit funds from late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, the public prosecutor's office said on Friday.
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French Magistrates Probe Sarkozy
French magistrates put former President Nicolas Sarkozy under formal investigation for allegedly taking advantage of France's richest woman Liliane Bettencourt in 2007, the year of his victorious presidential campaign.
Europe: France: Sarkozy Faces Investigation
At issue is whether Former President Nicolas Sarkozy abused the frailty of Liliane Bettencourt, 90, the heiress to the L’Oréal fortune and France’s richest woman, to raise funds for his 2007 presidential campaign.
France's Sarkozy investigated in party funding affair
BORDEAUX, France - Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Thursday for "abuse of weakness" in a 2007 party funding case involving elderly L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, the public prosecutor said.
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Europe: France: Sarkozy Dips a Toe Back In
Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has sent a signal, through friends quoted in an article to be published on Thursday, of his supposedly reluctant willingness to return to politics.