Christine Lagarde convicted: IMF head found guilty of criminal charges over massive government payout

But former French finance minister, who faced potentially one year in jail, will not face any punishment.   IMF chief Christine Lagarde protested her innocence through tears on Friday Martin Bureau/AFP/Getty International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has been convicted over her role in a controversial €400m (£355m) payment to a businessman. French judges found Ms … Continue reading Christine Lagarde convicted: IMF head found guilty of criminal charges over massive government payout