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Sarkozy Under Investigation In Bettencourt Case

AP | JAMEY KEATEN | Posted 05.21.2013 | World

PARIS — A judge on Thursday filed preliminary charges against former President Nicolas Sarkozy in a campaign finance case, formally placing him ...

Sarkozy In Court And Political Exile Over Corruption Allegations

AP | LORI HINNANT | Posted 01.22.2013 | World

PARIS — He faces the possibility of charges on allegations he took advantage of an aging heiress to get envelopes stuffed with illegal cash for ...

Sarko's Home Searched

AP | ANGELA CHARLTON | Posted 09.02.2012 | World

PARIS — French investigators searched former President Nicolas Sarkozy's home and office on Tuesday as part of a probe into suspected illegal fi...

These Are The Richest Women In The World

Posted 05.26.2012 | Business

The richest women may span the globe, but two of them come from the same family: the Waltons. Two of the Walmart heirs capture spots one and and t...

Why Did This 89-Year-Old Heiress Lose Her Fortune?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Misener | Posted 12.18.2011 | Style

A misbehaving L'Oreal heiress who allegedly mismanaged her family's money lost control of her fortune this week and was placed under a civil guardians...

L'Oreal Heiress Met By French Police, Questioned About Her Finances

AP | PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

PARIS — The heiress to the L'Oreal cosmetics fortune was questioned Monday by French investigators in a probe into her finances that has embroil...

Sarkozy Funding Scandal? French Probe Allegations Of 'Secret Cash'

AP | PIERRE-ANTOINE SOUCHARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS — French prosecutors have opened a preliminary investigation into allegations that the country's richest woman secretly funded President N...

Liliane Bettencourt Case Takes Another Turn

Reuters | Paul Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

What began as a falling-out between France's richest woman and her daughter has turned into a soap opera that threatens to fell a cabinet minister, ha...

L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt Was Recorded By Butler

AP | ANGELA DOLAND | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

PARIS — They were supposed to be confidential chats between France's richest woman and her financial advisers, with topics ranging from secret S...

L'Oreal Heiress Liliane Bettencourt Still Under Fire For Giving $1.5 Billion In Gifts

Reuters | Thierry Leveque | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

A French judge will examine whether the elderly heiress to the L'Oreal fortune, Europe's richest woman, should be stripped of the right to manage her ...

Francois-Marie Banier Accused Of Conning French L'Oreal Heiress Liliane Bettencourt Out Of $1.5 Billion

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

PARIS (AP) -- A French court on Friday ordered a photographer accused of bilking France's richest woman out of cash and art worth euro1 billion ($1.5 ...

Bernard Madoff Didn't Just Hurt Jews: He Was an Equal Opportunity Swindler

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Michael Russnow

Why should Jews be any more surprised that one of their own is less than honorable? Are we not subject to the same failings of other humans?

Liliane Bettencourt, World's Wealthiest Woman, Among Madoff's Victims

Bloomberg/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The epic Madoff fraud saga appears to have added another high profile name to its list of victims. Both Bloomberg and the Times of London are reportin...

Liliane Bettencourt, L'Oreal Heiress, Sued By Daughter For Giving Billions To A Photographer Friend

The Independent | John Lichfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

An unseemly mother-daughter dispute threatens to smudge the glittering public face of L'Oreal, the world's most successful cosmetics company. The ment...