IMF chief Lagarde to face court grilling in corruption probe
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks to the Economic Club of New York in New York, April 10, 2013. REUTERS/Brendan McDermidIMF chief Christine Lagarde has been summoned to appear before a court investigating alleged corruption during her time as a French government minister, her lawyer said Thursday.
Lagarde has been ordered to appear before the court at the end of May to answer questions over her role in a scandal centred on a huge payout to disgraced tycoon Bernard Tapie, the lawyer, Yves Repiquet, told AFP.