The head of the International Monetary Fund Christine Lagarde has been summed to appear before a French court to provide testimony over a ruling which benefited a French businessman while she was the Finance Minister. Last month, her apartment was searched for the same investigation on the 1997 case.
IMF chief Christine Lagarde has been summoned by a French court to answer questions over alleged abuse of office during her time as France’s finance minister, her lawyer has said.
Ms Lagarde is to be questioned before a magistrate in May over her role in the awarding of financial compensation to businessman Bernard Tapie in 2008.
Ms Lagarde, who took over as IMF chief in 2011, denies any wrongdoing.
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