French footballer Karim Benzema under investigation in sex tape blackmail case

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The Real Madrid and striker is suspected of helping to blackmail France team mate Mathieu Valbuena over a compromising sex video.

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Real Madrid and France striker Karim Benzema was placed under formal investigation on Thursday in an extortion case involving a sex tape featuring fellow French international Mathieu Valbuena, the prosecutor's office said, reports FRANCE 24.