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Orange CEO Richard to face trial in Tapie affair

Friday 22 December 2017 | 08:35 CET | News
Orange chairman and CEO Stephane Richard will face charges for complicity in fraud and embezzlement when the so-called Tapie affair goes to trial, reports Le Monde. The court case will involve five other individuals for alleged crimes dating back to 2007 and 2008. Richard, who denies any wrongdoing, held at the time a government position under the then finance minister Christine Lagarde, playing a role in the disputed EUR 400 million settlement to French businessman Bernard Tapie.

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Companies: Orange
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