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|Senator, French Senate|
21 September 2008 – 6 February 2013
2002 – 6 February 2013
|Preceded by||Honoré Toscan|
|Councillor, Alpes-Maritimes General Council|
1985 – 6 February 2013
|Constituency||Canton of Villefranche-sur-Mer|
25 October 1938|
|Died||6 February 2013(aged 74)|
René Vestri (25 October 1938, Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat, France – 6 February 2013; Paris) was a French politician. He was a member of the Senate of France for the Alpes-Maritimes department, a member of the General council of the Alpes-Maritimes and the mayor of Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat. He was a member of the Rassemblement pour la République (RPR) and of the Union for a Popular Movement (UMP).
In 2010 Vestri was indicted for money laundering, influence peddling and conspiracy. In 2011, in a separate corruption case, he received a suspended five-month prison sentence and a 3000 Euros fine.
- Page on the Senate website
- Agence France-Presse (06/02/2013). "Décès du sénateur René Vestri, maire de Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat" (in French). Le Point. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- Bertolino, Guillaume (7 February 2013). "René Vestri: la disparition d'un "Grand loup" politique" (in French). Nice-Matin. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
- Agence France-Presse (26 October 2011). "Saint-Jean-Cap-Ferrat: Vestri condamné en appel pour détournement de fonds" (in French). Nice-Matin. Retrieved 10 February 2013.
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