Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been summoned to appear in court this week, according to French media on Monday, as part of a probe into alleged illegal campaign funding involving L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy has been summoned to appear before a judge investigating allegations he received illegal campaign donations from L’Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt, French media reported on Monday.
According to Europe1 radio, Sarkozy will be grilled by a judge in the southwestern city of Bordeaux “at some point this week” over the financing of his successful 2007 presidential election campaign.
News of the summons was quickly picked up by numerous other French media sites.
Date created : 2012-11-05