2 years ago
Sunday, July 18, 2010
Legal Affairs - True Crime: The Scent of French Scandal
Legal Affairs - True Crime: The Scent of French Scandal: "When the French magistrate Eva Joly opened an investigation into the Paris-based oil company Elf Aquitaine in 1994, she took on a side of her country's elite that's usually hidden from view. Buried within the company's accounts was a chain of fraud and bribery that touched many of the leading politicians in France. It was as if she had unlocked a caisse noire where the elite's secrets were hidden."