Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Former MP and Mayor Patrick Balkany, accused of corruption and tax evasion in France, was sentenced to 4 years in prison. His wife, Isabelle Balkany, was sentenced to 3 years in prison for the same offense.
Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy's close relationship between 2010 and 2015 between the married couple had missed about 4 million Euro's tax. In addition to tax evasion, Patrick Balkany and Isabelle Balkany are on trial for corruption and money laundering.
At the same time, Patrick Balkany is also accused of using the facilities of the municipality of Levallois-Perret, where he is the mayor, for his personal interests.