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Clearstream scandal to return to haunt Sarkozy

In ECONOMY, FRANCE, SARKOZY on 18/12/2008 at 10:56 AM

WMR has learned from informed sources that French President Nicolas Sarkozy will soon face renewed charges that he received illegal foreign funds through the Luxembourg banking company Clearstream. Luxembourg is a well-known tax haven that maintains strict confidentiality over banking and corporate records. Then-French Foreign Minister Dominique de Villepin met with the recently-retired head of French military intelligence Philippe Rondot and EADS deputy director Jean Louis Gergorin. Gergorin told de Villepin that two names on the secret list of French politicians who had Clearstream accounts — Paul de Nagy and Stéphane Bosca — were pseudonyms for Sarkozy. It was believed by French intelligence that the names came from Sarkoy’s father’s full name, Nicolas Paul Stéphane Sarkösy de Nagy-Bosca… Wayne Madsen Report