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Ecclestone expects bribery charges to be dropped

Bernie Ecclestone doesn't believe the bribery charges currently filed against him will materalise into anything and expects them to be dropped. The 83-year-old is due to stand before a Munich court in April charged with bribing jailed-German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky following the sale of the sport in 2005. If found guilty, Ecclestone could face between three months and ten years in prison depending on the severity of the charges. Gribkowsky was jailed for just over eight years for accepting a £27 million ($45m) payment from the Briton. Gribkowsky claims it was a bribe, whilst Ecclestone claims he was blackmailed. Speaking about the trial, Ecclestone had little to say except that he's...
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