Repiquet said Lagarde had no plans to resign.
In French law, magistrates place someone under formal investigation when they believe there are indications of wrongdoing, but that does not always lead to a trial.
The inquiry relates to allegations that tycoon
The inquiry has embroiled several of Sarkozy's cabinet members and
In previous rounds of questioning, Lagarde accused Richard of having used her pre-printed signature to sign off on a document facilitating the payment, local media has said. However, Richard has stated Lagarde was fully briefed on the matter. - Reuters
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