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Ministers of Bling named and shamed in France


Ministers of Bling named and shamed in France

The ‘Great Revelation’ has begun as French politicians unveil their assets to the public with some rather surprising discoveries.

Despite some MPs decrying the outing of personal wealth, details began trickling in before the Monday deadline, with the socialist Minister for Industrial Renewal admitting to owning a lounge chair worth 4,000 euros.

The exercise is an attempt by President François Hollande to regain public trust after Finance Minister Jerome Cahuzac was named and shamed for having a secret Swiss bank account after repeatedly denying it.


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