Olivier Pardo, French lawyer of Carlos Vejarano, the manager of the Arros island, which French L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt allegedly owns and used as a tax heaven, speaks to the press on April 25, 2013 at the Bordeaux courthouse. The review by the Court of Appeal of Bordeaux of requests of annulments in the investigation of abuse weakness on Liliane Bettencourt was referred to the June 6 announced today former President Nicolas Sarkozy's lawyer. Sarkozy has been charged with taking financial advantage of L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt to illegally finance his 2007 election campaign.
Nicolas Sarkozy, who benefits from the presumption of innocence, had been notified that he has been placed under formal investigation for taking advantage of a vulnerable person in Feb. 2007 and during 2007 to the detriment of Liliane BettencourtMore quotes »
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