Eight men were found guilty on Thursday of exploiting 92-year-old Liliane Bettencourt, the richest woman in Europe.
Recently, we've seen a spate of older women who, others charge, are being taken advantage of by gigolos/fortune hunters/unscrupulous scoundrels. From the embattled L'Oréal heiress Liliane Bettancourt to reclusive copper scion Huguette Clark — when is someone "leaglly incompetent?"
Reuters: "It is a tale of unimaginable wealth, high society glamour, low politics, tax havens and a family feud, with declarations of high moral purpose undermined by mutinous servants." In other words, French politics.