Convicted French-Israeli fraudster jailed on return from Ukraine


Gilbert Chikli, 51, sentenced in France in 2015 in absentia to seven years in jail for swindling companies and banks to the tune of millions of euros, and whose life story was turned into a cinema film, was jailed immediately after his extradition to Paris from Ukraine.

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A conman who swindled companies out of millions by pretending to be their CEO has been jailed in France after being extradited from Ukraine, reports Radio France Internationale.