Une Affaire de Famille

Levine, Joshua
March 2009
Forbes Asia;3/30/2009, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p62
The article focuses on the criminal complaint filed by Europe's richest woman Liliane Betterncourt's daughter Françoise Bettencourt-Meyers against celebrity photographer Françoise-Marie Banier accusing him of abus de faiblesse. According to a French prosecutor, Madame Betterncourt has given her good friend a total of 1.3 billion dollars since 1998. Moreover, Bettencourt-Meyers believed that Banier took advantage of her mother's mental frailty and make her an emotional hostage.


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