Awards and citations:

1997: Le Prix du Champagne Lanson Noble Cuvée Award for investigations into Champagne for the Millennium investment scams

2001: Le Prix Champagne Lanson Ivory Award for

2011: Vindic d'Or MMXI – 'Meilleur blog anti-1855'

2011: Robert M. Parker, Jnr: ‘This blogger...’:

2012: Born Digital Wine Awards: No Pay No Jay – best investigative wine story

2012: International Wine Challenge – Personality of the Year Award

Thursday, 22 November 2012

1855: Sarkozy to be questioned over donations from supporters of 1855

 'Sarkozy to be questioned in Bettencourt donations scandal

The allegations relate to the financing of Mr Sarkozy's 2007 election campaign.
Former president Nicolas Sarkozy is due to be questioned about claims that France's richest woman illegally helped finance his 2007 electoral campaign.

Mr Sarkozy faces allegations of accepting thousands of euros from L'Oreal heiress Liliane Bettencourt when he ran for office five years ago.'

Read the rest on BBC here

Also Guardian.

Liliane Bettencourt and her husband, Jean-Pierre Meyers, are financial backers of the 'arnaque' internet wine company 1855.

1 comment:

Hervé Lalau said...

On first reading the title, I thought you meant Sarkozy might be sued for not delivering. But politicians' promises only commit those who believe them?