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Journalist faces jail over leak of Nicolas Sarkozy's rebuke for TV technician

Journalist faces jail over leak of Nicolas Sarkozy's rebuke for TV technician --Paris instructing judge confirms journalist faces up to five years in prison and 375,000 euro (£310,000) fine if found guilty 15 Jun 2010 A French journalist who leaked footage of Nicolas Sarkozy reprimanding a "rude" television studio worker is facing five years in jail. Augustin Scalbert, who works for the news website Rue89.fr, was charged with receiving stolen goods. The allegations concern off-air clips of the French president accusing a technician of not having any manners, and poking fun at another journalist.