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Ecclestone says prosecutors approached him about settling bribery trial

Bernie Ecclestone has revealed that German prosecutors approached him about settling his bribery trial in Germany and not vice versa as has been widely speculated. The brakes are expected to be put on the trial today as Ecclestone's lawyer Sven Thomas says that the F1 boss will pay a £60m ($100m) settlement according to an article in the Independent by Christian Sylt.It would be the largest settlement in German legal history and is to be handed to the state of Bavaria according to Thomas. He told the Independent that he will today ask the court to use the money to build a new F1 circuit in the state.'It seems that we will be successful in the settlement,' says Thomas. 'The amount is...
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