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Karim Benzema found guilty in 'sex-tape blackmail' case

French footballer Karim Benzema, who plays for Real Madrid and the France national team, has been handed a one-year suspended jail term and a fine of 75,000 euros after he was found guilty by a Versailles court of conspiring with others to blackmail a team-mate over a sexually explicit video found on his mobile phone.

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'Sex tape' trial: prosecutors seek suspended jail sentence for Benzema

At a court in Versailles, French prosecutors on Thursday called for a suspended prison sentence to be handed to footballer Karim Benzema, the star striker of Real Madrid and the France national team, for his alleged part in an attempt to blackmail team-mate Mathieu Valbuena over a sexually explicit video recording, for which four others are also standing trial.  

Duo in French sex tape scandal put under formal investigation

Pyotr Pavlensky and Alexandra de Taddeo are suspected of publishing a racy video alleged to be of former Paris mayoral candidate Benjamin Griveaux.

Russian refugee and companion held over Macron ally sex-tape sting

Petr Pavlensky, a dissident Russian activist granted asylum in France in 2017, and an unnamed woman were being questioned in police custody this weekend as part of an investigation into a complaint for violation of personal privacy after explicit sexual images and texts were posted on the internet forcing President Emmanuel Macron’s LREM party candidate in Paris mayoral elections to stand down on Friday. 

Karim Benzema suspended from France team over sex tape blackmail case

French Football Federation's ban on the 27-year-old football star will be lifted if he is cleared of suspected complicity in blackmail of teamate.

French footballer Karim Benzema under investigation in sex tape blackmail case

The Real Madrid and striker is suspected of helping to blackmail France team mate Mathieu Valbuena over a compromising sex video.