Sarkozy entourage targeted in probe over France-Kazakhstan 'kickback' deals


Investigation into alleged money laundering to examine 2 billion euro deals signed between countries when Sarkozy was president.

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French prosecutors have launched an investigation into allegations of illegal kickbacks linking former French president Nicolas Sarkozy over the €2bn sale of 45 helicopters by the Eurocopter group and other deals to Kazakhstan, reports the International Business Times.