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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Sarkozy faces corruption charges

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy was charged Wednesday with corruption and taking illegal campaign contributions from the Libyan government.

Police took him into custody in Paris Tuesday for questioning.

Prosecutors believe part of his successful 2007 campaign was illegally financed by as much as €50 million ($61 million) from Libya’s government.… Continue Reading

Sarkozy questioned in graft probe

Ex-French President Nicolas Sarkozy is under formal investigation for influence peddling.

He was questioned for 15 hours by anti-corruption police Tuesday and later appeared before a judge in Paris.

Sarkozy’s lawyer, Thierry Herzog, and a senior prosecuting magistrate, Gilbert Azibert, were also placed under formal investigation in the case.… Continue Reading