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L’escroc Chirac found guilty: who’s next?

L’ESCROC Chirac is guilty. In what isn’t the most surprising news of the day, L’escroc himself has been found guilty in a Paris courtroom.

L’escroc, which means “crook” or “swindler” in French,s what people have been calling the ex-President of France, Jacques Chirac, for years. Quite rightly too as it turns out:

The 79-year-old statesman, who was excused from court on medical grounds, was found guilty of influence peddling, breach of trust and embezzlement between 1990 and 1995, when he was mayor of the French capital.

In their ruling, judges said Chirac’s behaviour had cost Paris taxpayers the equivalent of 1.4 million euros ($1.8 million).

“Jacques Chirac breached the duty of trust that weighs on public officials charged with caring for public funds or property, in contempt of the general interest of Parisians,” the ruling said.

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Posted: 15th, December 2011 | In: Politicians | Comment | Comments RSS feed:RSS 2.0