A civil court had the unusually high reward Tapie had previously been labeled as fraud and ordered the businessman to get the money to pay it back. Tapie (76) is a former tv-star, ex-chairman of Olympique Marseille and was made in 1993, a few months, the minister responsible for Urban Affairs.also Read Bernard Tapie should be 404 million refund Stomach cancer
Together with five others, he appears today before the judge who will determine whether there is also a criminal case is initiated. To defend himself against the allegations allows the businessman to his treatment for colon cancer is the time being, " he tells French media. the
Tapie received in 2008 more than 400 million euros of public funding, the result of an arbitration case in a long-term conflict with the bank Crédit Lyonnais (CL) around the sale of sportswear brand Adidas, which Tapie, the former owner was. His ties with influential people as former president Nicolas Sarkozy, and IMF boss Christine Lagarde, at the time minister of Finance, might have a role to play.