24.Nov .2020 14:30

Corruption Trial of Former President Sarkozy Opens in France

Corruption Trial of Former President Sarkozy Opens in France
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France opened a trial Monday into whether former President Nicolas Sarkozy tried to bribe a magistrate in an attempt to obtain confidential information about a police inquiry into the finances of his 2007 campaign - The Wall Street Journal reports
 
Prosecutors charged Mr. Sarkozy with corruption and influence-peddling, alleging that in the years after he left office in 2012 Mr. Sarkozy offered to help Gilbert Azibert seek a plum job in a court in the principality of Monaco.
 
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