Nicolas Sarkozy appeals against corruption investigation


Former French president tries to get probe quashed, claiming phone taps used to gain evidence were improper.

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Former president Nicolas Sarkozy is taking legal action in a bid to get the corruption investigation launched against him dropped. On Friday September 12th lawyers representing both Sarkozy and his lawyer Thierry Herzog filed demands at the court of appeal in Paris to get the probe – which arose after judges placed a phone tap on him - quashed.