How Gaddafi's banker in Sarkozy funding allegations was smuggled out of France

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A French judicial investigation has established the circumstances in which a leading official in the regime of late Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi, and who is regarded as a key witness in the probe into the suspected secret funding by the regime of Nicolas Sarkozy’s 2007 presidential election campaign, was smuggled out of France in May 2012 with the help of a businessman close to Sarkozy’s long-serving chief of staff, and subsequently interior minister, Claude Guéant.