France's Sarkozy facing judges over 2012 campaign financing

February 16, 2016 8:45 AM

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PARIS – Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is being questioned by judges investigating the finances of his failed 2012 re-election campaign.

Sarkozy, a conservative who is positioning to run again next year, appeared Tuesday before judges investigating the invoice system between his party, then called UMP, and a company named Bygmalion allegedly used to conceal unauthorized overspending.

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