France fraud suspect says he gave PM €1m for elections

A French theft suspect, in a case being called “the sting of the century,” testifies Thursday that he gave Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu €1 million in 2001 toward election costs, Haaretz reports.

“I financed him to the tune of about one million euros,” says Arnaud Mimran, who is suspected of stealing over 200 million euros from the French Finance Ministry.

“It’s all a lie,” the Israeli prime minister says in response, according to Army Radio.

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