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Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone faces massive penalty as bribery trial begins in Germany

Munich, Germany:  Formula One supremo Bernie Ecclestone went on trial in Germany Thursday accused of bribery in a case which threatens a jail term for the Briton who has controlled the motor sport for four decades. Ecclestone, 83, has denied charges of bribery and abetting breach of trust over a $44 million (31.8 million euro) payment he made to former German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, who has since been jailed.Prosecutors charge the money was a bribe meant to ensure the German bank BayernLB sold its shares in Formula One to Ecclestone's preferred bidder, CVC Capital Partners, to maintain his control over the sport.At the start of the Munich trial, watched by dozens of journalists,...
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