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IMF chief is target of French corruption investigation
IMF chief is target of French corruption investigation

Christine Lagarde, the chief of the International Monetary Fund, was placed under official investigation Wednesday in connection with a French corruption probe that dates back to her days as France's finance minister. In a statement after a fourth round of questioning before magistrates, Lagarde said she would return to her work in Washington later in the day and said the decision was "without basis." She and her former chief of staff face questions of negligence in connection with their role in a 400-million euro ($531 million) payment to a businessman. "After three years of proceedings, dozens of hours of questioning, the court found from the evidence that I...

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