Disgraced French budget minister Jérôme Cahuzac stands trial


The trial of the 63-year-old, who Mediapart revealed held a secret tax-dodging account in Switzerland for more than 20 years, opened in Paris on Monday.

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Former French budget minister Jerome Cahuzac, whose tumultuous resignation in 2013 over a secret Swiss bank account rattled France’s Socialist government, goes on trial Monday for tax fraud, reports FRANCE 24.