Corruption charges are a plot to 'humiliate me'

July 2, 2014 7:53 PM

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Corruption charges are a plot to 'humiliate me'

PARIS (AP) — Former President Nicolas Sarkozy has accused France's justice system of trying to "humiliate" and "destroy" him, after he was charged in a corruption probe that could spell trouble for his future political ambitions.

The former conservative party leader fought back in a broadcast interview Wednesday, just hours after his release from questioning over a highly publicized investigation into judicial allegations that he took $67 million in illegal campaign funds from Libya's Moammar Gadhafi.

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