French prosecutor says Lagarde should stand trial over Tapie affair

Official says IMF boss should go to court over her handling of massive state payout to Bernard Tapie when she was France's finance minister.

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A French prosecutor has said the head of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Christine Lagarde, should stand trial for her handling of a massive state payout to tycoon Bernard Tapie in 2008 when she was France’s finance minister, reports The Guardian.