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France's former McCain-linked elite go on trial over arms trade

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McCain-Falcone Connection:
John McCain, received a total of U.S. $2,800 from Ms. Falcone from April 1999 to April 2000.

Independent.co.uk

By Angela Charlton and Pierre-Antoine Souchard, Associated Press Writers

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

The son of a former French president, an Israeli-Russian billionaire and a tycoon with ties to Arizona's jet set were among the headliners yesterday as 42 defendants went on trial in Paris, accused in a worldwide web of trafficked arms to Angola, money laundering and kickbacks.
Defense lawyers and Angola's government are trying to stop the show, however, arguing the trial has no right to go on.

Prosecutors allege that between 1993 and 1998, two key suspects — French magnate Pierre Falcone, a longtime resident of Scottsdale, Arizona, and Arkady Gaydamak, an Israeli businessman based in France at the time — organized a total of $791 million in Russian arms sales to Angola, a breach of French government rules.

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