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French court seizes tycoon’s assets over fraud charges

Corruption investigators in France have seized the assets of French tycoon Bernard Tapie, suspected of having committed fraud as part of an organised gang, judicial sources said Wednesday. The charge relates to a 400 million euro ($525m) state payout Tapie received in 2008 when Christine Lagarde, now the head of…

IMF chief to face court grilling in corruption probe

IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been summoned to appear before a court investigating alleged corruption during her time as a French government minister, her lawyer said Thursday. Lagarde has been ordered to appear before the court at the end of May to answer questions over her role in a scandal…

French police raid IMF chief Lagarde’s home

French police on Wednesday carried out a raid on the Paris home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde in connection with a probe into her handling of a high-profile scandal when she was a government minister. The investigation concerns Lagarde’s 2007 decision to order a panel of judges to arbitrate in…

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