Graphologists confirm Gaddafi-Sarkozy illegal funding document is genuine

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Graphology experts assigned by a French judicial investigation to determine the authenticity of the signature on a document published by Mediapart detailing the Gaddafi regime’s approval of payment of 50 million euros to back Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential election campaign have unanimously concluded that it is indeed that of Moussa Koussa, head of the Libyan foreign intelligence services and later the dictator’s foreign affairs minister. The finding is a crucial new development in the investigation which has now gathered testimony from numerous experts backing the authenticity of the document. Fabrice Arfi and Karl Laske report.

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In April 2012, Mediapart revealed an official Libyan document which detailed how the regime of late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi had approved the payment of 50 million euros in secret funding of Nicolas Sarkozy's 2007 presidential election campaign.