Tag: Libyan campaign financing

  • Sarkozy charged with receiving illicit Libyan campaign financing

    Sarkozy charged with receiving illicit Libyan campaign financing

    Paris : Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been charged with receiving illicit financing from the regime of the late Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi for his 2007 election campaign. After the former head of state was questioned in police custody over two days, a three-judge panel on Wednesday evening charged Sarkozy with bribe-taking, illegal campaign…