Former French president Nicolas Sarkozy has been found guilty of trying to bribe a judge and of influence peddling and has been sentenced to three years in jail, with two years suspended.
- Sarkozy has 10 days to appeal the ruling
- Sarkozy denied all allegations and said he had no malicious intentions
- Wiretapped phone calls were key evidence in the conviction
Sarkozy, who led France from 2007 to 2012, had denied any wrongdoing, and said he was the victim of a witch-hunt by financial prosecutors…