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Wed Jul 10, 2024, 10:09 AM Wednesday

Carla Bruni-Sarkozy charged with witness tampering

Source: bbc

France's former first lady, Carla Bruni-Sarkozy, has been charged over an election funding scandal dating back to 2007 involving cash from the then Libyan dictator, Col Muammar Gaddafi.

According to French media, Ms Bruni-Sarkozy, 56, 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.

Ms Bruni-Sarkozy is also suspected of concealment of witness tampering and involvement in an attempt to bribe Lebanese judicial personnel, among other violations.

Read more: https://www.bbc.com/news/articles/cd1xv3xewdno

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Carla Bruni-Sarkozy charged with witness tampering (Original Post) JI7 Wednesday OP
She always reminded me of Melania... Wonder where the similarities end? hlthe2b Wednesday #1
Does France have a "statue of limitations" on this activity...and what about Backseat Driver Wednesday #2

Backseat Driver

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2. Does France have a "statue of limitations" on this activity...and what about
Wed Jul 10, 2024, 12:15 PM

"pillow privilege" for spouse all the way up the judicial lines. Seems like water over the dam of history at this point in time.

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