Ex-French Prez Sarkozy convicted in corruption case; sentenced to 3 yrs in jail

Ex-French Prez Sarkozy convicted in corruption case; sentenced to 3 yrs in jail

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy was on Monday found guilty of trying to bribe a judge and of influence-peddling and sentenced to three years in jail, with two years suspended. He had denied any wrongdoing in the case. He is the second former President in France, after the late Jacques Chirac, to be convicted of corruption.

News Source: Reuters

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