Sarkozy has been arrested

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    Dans Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Illegal receipt of election donations.
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    Quelle surprise
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    Dans Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Good that he's not somehow immune though - restores one's faith a little.
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    devilish Juventus fan who used to support United

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    I thought it was because he ruined Libya
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    He is just in custody, for allegedly illegally taking Libyan money in order to finance his 2007 campaign.
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    sglowrider Against Oral Equality

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    11 years later? No statute of limitation? Money from a dead man.
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    The investigation started in 2012, his associates have already been in custody multiple times and I'm pretty sure that he did too.
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    sglowrider Against Oral Equality

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    Initiated under Hollande? If so, its slippery slope to go after the digressions of former presidents.
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    JPRouve can't stop thinking about balls - NOT deflategate Scout

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    It had nothing to do with Hollande. It's a complicated story that starts around 2005-06, the justice investigated strange money movements around Sarkozy from 2006 to 2011, the main targets were Guéant and Takiedine. The later in 2011, has been caught smuggling 1.5m€ from Libya, in 2012 he told to a judge that he had proof of dubious links between Sarkozy and Libya since he was the intermediary, from that point the justice has been focused on Sarkozy.
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    Welsh Wonder A dribbling mess on the sauce

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    Life won't be sar cosy for him from here on out.
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    sglowrider Against Oral Equality

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    Sounds like the makings of a good movie.
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    Sacrebleu!