International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde has been sent to trial over her handling of a massive state payout to French tycoon Bernard Tapie during her time as finance minister, a legal source said today.
Lagarde had been charged with negligence in the case in which Tapie was awarded more than 400 million euros ($433 million) in a 2008 dispute with the Credit Lyonnais bank over the sale of sportswear giant Adidas in 1993.
Tapie was ordered to pay back the money at the beginning of this month.
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