In a statement after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she would return to her work in
She and her former chief of staff face questions about their role in a
Under French law, the official investigation is equivalent to preliminary charges, meaning there is reason to suspect an infraction. Investigating judges can later drop a case or issue formal charges and send it to trial.
The payment was made to
The court investigating the Tapie payment has been constituted specifically for allegations of wrongdoing against office-holders.
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