Guéant Faces Corruption Allegations from Potential Money Laundering

Former President Nicolas Sarkozy’s Chief of Staff and right-hand man, Claude Guéant, faces new scrutiny following the investigation into Sarkozy’s questionable campaign finances. The allegations stem from a $650,000 transfer to Guéant’s personal bank account from a foreign account in 2008 and from receipts for bills paid in cash for a sum of $35,000, which […]

French Prosecutors Investigate Possible Libyan Ties to Sarkozy Campaign

In the midst of the formal investigation launched last month into his campaign finances for the 2007 Presidential Campaign, former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has now been accused of accepting illegal funds from Muammar Gaddafi’s government. Sarkozy continues to maintain his innocence and denies any wrongdoing. Sarkozy was first accused of accepting the money in […]