Aide Targeted in Illegal Campaign Funding Probe

March 9, 2015 11:38 AM

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Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy's ex-chief of staff has been handed preliminary charges in an investigation into suspected illegal funding of Sarkozy's 2007 presidential campaign by late Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi.

Claude Gueant denies any wrongdoing, saying on RTL radio Monday: "Nothing in the case is proof of the crimes that I'm accused of."

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