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Sarkozy Investigated for Influence Peddling

Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been formally placed under investigation after entering police custody for questioning on Tuesday in a probe into alleged influence peddling. Sarkozy is under suspicion of trying to use his influence to obstruct an investigation of his 2007 election campaign. A prosecutor said Wednesday that the former French leader tried to get information from a judge about the probe. Sarkozy's lawyer and a judge involved in the case were also placed...

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