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French ex-President Sarkozy stands trial for corruption

PARIS (AP) – Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy went on trial Monday on charges of corruption and influence peddling in a phone-tapping scandal, a first for the 65-year-old politician who has faced several other judicial investigations since leaving office in 2012.
Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/11/23/french-ex-president-sarkozy-stands-trial-for-corruption

Along with his lawyer, Sarkozy, accused of corruption, faces up to 10 years in prison and a 1 million euro-fine.
Source: https://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2020/nov/23/french-ex-president-sarkozy-stands-trial-for-corru/?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS

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