Excerpts from this story referencing Chirac's party

"… aris mayor, French prime minister and president. Yet despite evidence that Chirac's party's finances owe a debt to illegal payments from multinational French water …"

"… ve alleged that subsidiaries of Suez, Vivendi and other companies financed Chirac's party through illegal commissions in exchange for public contracts ranging from …"

"… s colluded with civil servants by paying illegal commissions, primarily to Chirac's party, the RPR. Prosecutors have charged that the pact operated between 1989 and …"