Sarkozy’s former spy chief placed under ‘formal investigation’

Sarkozy’s former spy chief placed under ‘formal investigation’

The former head of France’s DGSI domestic intelligence agency was placed under formal investigation on Wednesday on suspicions of influence peddling. Squarcini was a close ally of former president Nicolas Sarkozy. Bernard “The Shark” Squarcini is suspected of using his police contacts to obtain confidential information about investigations for private clients after he was dismissed […]