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Ecclestone bribery trial set for $100m settlement

Bernie Ecclestone has been attending the German court since April this year Getty Images Enlarge Prosecutors say they will accept an offer of $100 million to end Bernie Ecclestone's bribery trial, with the German court due to decide whether it will approve the deal later on Tuesday. Ecclestone went on trial 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 claimed 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...
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