French tycoon Tapie grilled over scandal linked to IMF chief

Bernard Tapie is being questioned over a 400-million-euro state payout he received in 2008 when Christine Lagarde was France's finance minister.

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French investigators on Monday placed tycoon Bernard Tapie in custody and interrogated him in a corruption probe over a huge state payout to him that has embroiled IMF chief Christine Lagarde, reports GlobalPost.