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Former French President Sarkozy facing new charges over failed 2012 re-election campaign

PARIS, Oct 16 (Reuters) - Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy is facing new legal charges over the alleged illegal financing of his failed re-election campaign in 2012, the financial prosecutor’s office said on Friday, confirming an earlier Mediapart press report.

On his Facebook page, Sarkozy said he was innocent. (Reporting by Nicolas Delame and Benoit Van Overstraeten; Editing by)

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