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Ecclestone: I was never arrested, gun never had bullets

Former Formula 1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone denied on Friday he had been arrested in Brazil and said an illegal gun found in his luggage before boarding a flight was never used and had no ammunition. The 91-year-old Briton, now in Portugal, told Reuters a 'silly, tiny little incident' had caused a lot of aggravation as he and his family tried to leave Sao Paulo by private plane on Wednesday night. 'I haven't had any publicity lately and I thought I ought to do something to get some,' he joked in a telephone conversation. Sao Paulo state public security office confirmed in a statement to Reuters on Thursday that a businessman was arrested for possession of a firearm at Campinas' airport, but...
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