Ecclestone will fight to avoid ten years in German prison 19 January, 2014 Bernie Ecclestone Formula 1′s embattled chief executive Bernie Ecclestone is facing the prospect of up to ten year jail term.
Ecclestone has been removed from the sport's executive board after German prosecutors announced he will face trial in 2014 for alleged corruption.
'The possible maximum penalty is a ten year prison sentence,' the major Bild daily declared.
Banker Gerhard Gribkowsky has already been jailed for eight and a half years for accepting Ecclestone's bribe, but according to the judge in that case, the Formula 1 supremo's alleged acts were worse.
Indeed, that judge – Peter Noll –...
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