Elysée polls case: Claude Guéant, former secretary general of the presidency under Nicolas Sarkozy, sentenced to eight months in prison

January 21, 2022 by No Comments


Patrick Buisson, then a close adviser to the Head of State, was sentenced to a two-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 150,000 euros and the former pollster Pierre Giacometti to a suspended six-month sentence and 70,000 euro fine.

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Currently imprisoned because of a previous conviction in the affair of the cash bonuses of the Ministry of the Interior, the former secretary general of the presidency under Nicolas Sarkozy, Claude Guéant, was seen inflicting, Friday, January 21, a year in prison, including eight months, with a deferred committal warrant, in the case of the Elysée polls.

Patrick Buisson, then a close adviser to the former head of state, was given a two-year suspended prison sentence and a fine of 150,000 euros and the former pollster Pierre Giacometti was given a six-month suspended sentence and 70 000 euro fine. At the time chief of staff, Emmanuelle Mignon was sanctioned with a six-month suspended sentence. On the other hand, the former opinion leader Julien Vaulpré was released.



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