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Police raid may be beginning of Sarkozy’s legal woes

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While former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was enjoying a quiet holiday in Canada away from the limelight, police investigating allegations of illegal campaign funding on Tuesday raided his offices and the Paris home he shares with wife, Carla Bruni.

Sarkozy has been named in an investigation of alleged illegal campaign funding through France’s richest woman, billionaire L’Oréal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, and her late husband André. Sarkozy strenuously denies any wrongdoing.

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Posted by on July 4, 2012. Filed under Europe,France,Politics. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.