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Sarkozy cash claims investigated


Prosecutors in France are investigating claims that President Sarkozy's election campaign received illegal funding from France's richest woman, L'Oreal cosmetics heiress Liliane Bettencourt. Sarkozy's allies deny the allegations.

Correspondent Christian Fraser reports on the scandal.

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