Doubt, uncertainty grip Portugal after ex-premier is jailed in fraud and corruption scandal

November 25, 2014 11:00 AM

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Doubt, uncertainty grip Portugal after ex-premier is jailed in fraud and corruption scandal

Portugal's former Prime Minister Jose Socrates, at left in the back seat of the car, leaves a court in a Portuguese police car after being questioned, in Lisbon, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014. Socrates, who was Portugal's center-left Socialist Prime Minister from 2005 to 2011, was due in a Lisbon court Sunday for a closed-door interrogation, deciding whether he should answer charges of alleged corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco) (The Associated Press)

LISBON, Portugal – After he left office three years ago, former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates' home address was a smart apartment in Paris' classy 16th arrondissement.

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