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French power firm chief 'target of financial probe'

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The head of the French electricity company EDF, Henri Proglio, is the target of a probe by France's General Finance Inspection service after he signed off on a proposed plan between EDF and the Chinese company CGNPC, a source close to the matter said Wednesday. 

France's state-owned electricity company EDF CEO Henri Proglio inaugurates the thermal production center (Cycle Combiné Gaz Martigues 5) on November 12, 2012 in Martigues, France. Proglio is the target of a probe by France's General Finance Inspection service after he signed off on a proposed plan between EDF and the Chinese company CGNPC, a source close to the matter said Wednesday.

The source confirmed a report that appeared earlier in the day in the investigative weekly Canard Enchaine.

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