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UK Court Grants Bail To Sarkozy Associate Djouhri, Suspect In Funneling Libyan Cash

Reuters reports Alexandre Djouhri, a French businessman suspected of funneling money from former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi to finance Nicolas Sarkozy’s successful 2007 presidential campaign, was granted bail in a London courtroom Wednesday. Djouhri, 58, was arrested at London’s Heathrow Airport Sunday on a French European arrest warrant after arriving from Switzerland, the report said. London’s Westminster Magistrates Court heard Djouhri was wanted by French authorities on nine charges, Reuters reported, including use of a fake document, active corruption of a foreign public official, conspiracy to misappropriate public funds and three charges of money laundering. Djouhri’s lawyer told…