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French police raid IMF chief's Paris home

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French police on Wednesday raided the Paris home of IMF chief Christine Lagarde in connection with a probe into her handling of a high-profile scandal when she was a government minister. 

View of IMF chief Christine Lagarde and disgraced French tycoon Bernard Tapie. French police have carried out a raid on the Paris home of Lagarde in connection with a probe into her handling of a high-profile scandal when she was a government minister.

The investigation concerns Lagarde's 2007 decision to ask an arbitration panel to rule on a dispute between disgraced tycoon Bernard Tapie and the collapsed bank Credit Lyonnais.

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