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Ecclestone denies $400m plea deal

Bernie Ecclestone on Friday rubbished reports he is preparing to plead guilty in order to avoid jail. As the F1 chief executive's Munich trial began on Thursday, London's Times newspaper reported that Ecclestone, 83, might reach a plea deal and exchange a custodial sentence for a massive $400 million-plus penalty. "No, that's total nonsense, rubbish," the 83-year-old told Germany's Bild newspaper, having returned to London from Germany. "I do not want to buy my freedom. Why would I want a deal? I will tell the court the truth about everything that happened, and then it will be up to them to judge," added Ecclestone. The star witness in the trial will be Gerhard...
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