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Bruni-Sarkozy charged over 2007 election funding scandal

According to a judicial source, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, the ex-first lady of France, was charged on Tuesday in connection with a 2007 election scandal. The case involves funds that were allegedly linked to former Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi.

Published July 09,2024

French former first lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy was Tuesday charged over a 2007 election funding scandal allegedly involving cash from former Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi, a judicial source said.

She was charged with hiding evidence and associating with wrongdoers to commit fraud. She was placed under judicial control and barred from being in contact with all those accused except her husband Nicolas Sarkozy, the source said.