PARIS – prosecutors in France have decided to open a judicial investigation in relation to Nicolas Sarkozy. That the French media Wednesday night reported. The former president is accused of illegal financing of an election campaign. The police completed earlier in the day, the interview of Sarkozy about that.
The 63-year-old Sarkozy would be in 2007 financial support from the former Libyan leader Muammar Kaddafi. A Franco-Libyan businessman alleged in 2016 that he was at that time a three bags with money of Kaddafi to Sarkozy has transferred.
It would go to 5 million euro. Sarkozy has always denied that Libyan dictator, his sponsor was.
Often the target
Sarkozy was often the target of legal investigation. Last year, he had a right to justify for the financing of his election campaign for the presidency in 2012. That funding would be illegal.
The conservative Sarkozy was president from 2007 to 2012. He lost the elections of 2012, the socialist François Hollande.