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France's Sarkozy investigated in Bettencourt affair-judicial source
March 21, 2013 / 9:47 PM / 5 years ago

France's Sarkozy investigated in Bettencourt affair-judicial source

March 21 (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was placed under formal investigation on Thursday in relation to a case involving L‘Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, a judicial source said.

The source said the former president was being investigated for taking advantage of a vulnerable person.

Sarkozy has repeatedly denied taking campaign funds from Bettencourt, France’s richest woman. (Reporting by John Irish; Editing by Sophie Hares)

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