Argentina’s Fernandez denies charges in corruption case

  • Argentina’s former President Cristina Fernandez gets into a car to go to a court hearing in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018. Fernandez is expected to give testimony as part of a corruption probe sparked by the recent release of an investigation on illicit dealings during the governments of the ex-president, her late husband and predecessor, Nestor Kirchner. (AP Photo/Natacha Pisarenko)

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina — Former President Cristina Fernandez on Monday denied any wrongdoing following recent accusations that she was responsible for a corruption scheme involving public works contracts that has ensnared many of Argentina’s former officials and business elite.