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Bernie Ecclestone Trial: Latest Details and Comments on F1 Chief’s Bribery Case

Formula One head Bernie Ecclestone is now willing to pay nearly £20 million to have the bribery case being lodged against him dropped. The offer was made to BayernLB bank in Munich, Germany but no deal has been reached. Daniel Johnson of The Telegraph reports the 83-year-old racing chief views the ongoing trial, which is slated to last into October, as "highly burdensome." The article notes there are still a couple hurdles before the charges could be dropped: However, according to Bloomberg, Ecclestone has offered the money to BayernLB, the bank at the centre of the bribery trial, not Munich's state prosecutors. A court spokeswoman has revealed the potential deal is still being discussed. Because it is a criminal case it is for the j...

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