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NEWS: Senior German banker not fit for trial over tax fraud

FILE PHOTO: Christian Olearius, former CEO of Warburg Bank appears on the second day of his Cum-Ex tax fraud trial, at a regional court, in Bonn, Germany, September 20, 2023. REUTERS/Wolfgang Rattay/File Photo

By Matthias Inverardi A German regional court said on Friday that prosecutors and defence lawyers have requested the termination of the criminal trial of a prominent banker who is accused of playing a role in an alleged 10 billion euro ($10.7 billion) tax fraud scheme. Christian Olearius, who has maintained that he did nothing wrong,…

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