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Ecclestone seeks to end bribery trial

Bernie Ecclestone has been attending the trial since April Getty Images Enlarge Bernie Ecclestone is prepared to pay German bank BayernLB 25 million if judges agree to end to his bribery trial in Munich. Ecclestone went on trial in Germany in April this year charged with bribery and incitement to breach of trust. At the centre of the trial is a $44 million payment made by Ecclestone to German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, which prosecutors claim was made to ensure Formula One was sold to Ecclestone's preferred buyer in 2006. Ecclestone denies the charges, arguing that he paid Gribkowsky after the banker threatened to make false claims about his tax affairs in the UK. On Tuesday, Ecclestone's...
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