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Prosecutors will accept ending Ecclestone trial for $100 million

German prosecutors said Tuesday that they will accept closing Bernie Ecclestone's bribery trial in exchange for a $100 million payment by the Formula One boss, and judges were considering whether to end the proceedings. Ecclestone went on trial at the Munich state court in late April on charges of bribery and incitement to breach of trust -- which could, if he were convicted, carry a sentence of up to ten years in prison. The charges involve a $44 million payment to German banker Gerhard Gribkowsky, who is serving an eight and a half year sentence for taking the money. Gribkowsky was convicted of corruption, tax evasion and breach of trust in a trial led by the same judge who is hearing...
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