News Details

German banker testifies in Ecclestone bribery case

A German banker who alleges he was bribed by Bernie Ecclestone testified for the first time Friday in the Formula One boss' corruption trial. Gerhard Gribkowsky is the prosecution's star witness against Ecclestone, who claims he was blackmailed into making a $44 million payment to the banker. Gribkowsky was sentenced to eight and a half years in prison in 2012 for taking the money after a trial in which the 83-year-old Ecclestone testified against him. Ecclestone could face up to ten years in prison if convicted of bribery and incitement to breach of trust. Prosecutors allege the payment was meant to facilitate the sale of Munich-based bank Bayern LB's 47 percent stake in F1 to a buyer of...
Full Story »
1y ago from F1Pulse.com 0
Share

You May Also Be Interested In...

Jailed German banker tells of clash of interests with...

Gerhard Gribkowsky with Bernie Ecclestone and his daughters Petra and...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

German Banker Testifies in Bernie Ecclestone Bribery...

Berlin, Germany:  A German banker who alleges he was bribed by...
1y ago from NDTVSports.com

Gribkowsky to testify in Ecclestone bribery trial on...

Bernie Ecclestone with Gerhard Gribkowsky Drama in Bernie Ecclestone's...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Ecclestone tipped to survive corruption scandal

Bernie Ecclestone in court Formula 1 insiders have tipped the sport's boss...
1y ago from GrandPrix247.com

Elsewhere On The Network

Popular On MotoGPToday.com

Valentino Rossi wins British MotoGP

Valentino Rossi of Italy moved to the top of the world championship...
6h ago from SuperSport.com

Marquez: Title fight over as floating feel returns

Marc Marquez says his chances of defending his MotoGP crown are...
2h ago from Crash.net

Rossi reclaims title lead amid Silverstone drama

– Yamaha's Valentino Rossi came out on top in a dramatic British...
6h ago from GPUpdate.net

Rossi Holds Off Petrucci in Silverstone Thriller

Valentino Rossi has wrestled back control in the fight for the 2015...

Popular On IndyCarToday.com

IndyCar: Overnight engine change for championship...

Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing's Graham Rahal will go into today's...
1h ago from Racer.com

Power stays hot for final Sunday warm-up

Penske's Will Power firmly established himself as the man to beat in the...
1h ago from Crash.net

IndyCar: Power tops warm-up at Sonoma

He left it late in the session, but Will Power grabbed top spot for Team...
1h ago from Racer.com

IndyCar: Robin Miller's Sonoma notebook

CFH Racing has been the feel-good story of 2015 with Josef Newgarden's...
1h ago from Racer.com

Popular On TotalWRC.com

Lefebvre's WRC return on Tour de Corse

Frenchman gets a second World Rally Car outing on asphalt
9h ago from WRC.com

F1 ace Jenson Button tests Mini and VW Beetle...

Formula 1 star Jenson Button tested rallycross cars at Lydden Hill today...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Meeke: 'I have to continue working'

Brit counting on an error-free Australia
2d ago from WRC.com

Loeb says WRC return not in his plans

Sebastien Loeb says that a return to the WRC is not part of his plans,...
3d ago from Motorsport.com

Popular On GunnersToday.com

Football transfer rumours for August 30, 2015

There is only one day to go before the end of transfer window and there...
2h ago from SportsKeeda.com

Arsene Wenger optimistic about Arsenal signing before...

Arsene Wenger is optimistic about his side's chances of bringing in...
2h ago from CaughtOffside.com

The best of social media as Man United are trolled...

The best of social media as Man United are trolled twice in one day...

Arsenal transfer news: ‘He’ll boost our title...

With Victor Wanyama left out of Southampton’s team to play Norwich...
6h ago from TalkSport.com

Comments

comments powered by Disqus

Hottest News

2016 Grid Predictions – Who will be where next year?

Who will be driving where in the 2016 season is a... Read More »
6h ago from F1.co.uk

Wolff only eyeing young talent long-term

Toto Wolff confirms that he sees Lewis Hamilton... Read More »
7h ago from Crash.net

Recent News

2014 GPToday.com
GPToday.com is not responsible for the news headlines and associated descriptions and images it indexes, the content of externally linked sites or the comments & postings of its users.

This website is unofficial and is not associated in any way with the Formula One group of companies. F1, FORMULA ONE, FORMULA 1, FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP, GRAND PRIX and related marks are trade marks of Formula One Licensing B.V.