France’s ex-president Sarkozy under formal investigation over allegations of campaign cash from Libya

Nicolas Sarkozy,

Nicolas Sarkozy, the former French president, is being formally investigated over claims he accepted ex Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi’s money to finance his 2007 election, the National Financial Prosecutor’s Office announced.

Two years after his triple indictment for corruption, embezzlement of Libyan public funds and illicit financing of the 2007 electoral campaign, it was announced on Friday that Sarkozy is being investigated for “criminal association.”

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