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Ecclestone facing ten years in German prison

Bernie Ecclestone is facing the prospect of up to ten years in jail. F1's embattled chief executive 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 F1 supremo's alleged acts were worse. Indeed, that judge - Peter Noll - will also preside over the Ecclestone case, and in the Gribkowsky trial he claimed the "driving force" of the corruption...
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