French Ex-Minister Under Scrutiny

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Former French Minister Claude Gueant has been placed under formal investigation over allegations the ex-Libyan leader Gaddafi helped finance Sarkozy’s 2007 presidential campaign. Investigators found a 500,000 euro payment in his account. His claim that it was from the sale of two 17th century paintings has been challenged by art dealers, Euronews reported.