Formula One boss, Bernie Ecclestone says that he knew he was innocent and the much publicised bribery trial never bothered him. He is attending first post-trial race weekend at the historic Spa-Francorchamps circuit for the 2014 Belgian Grand Prix.
Bernie Ecclestone says he was a bit of an idiot for paying GBP 60million to settle Formula One bribery trial in Germany. The Formula One boss agreed with German prosecutors on Tuesday to pay amount to end his trial.
Lawyers for Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone will have to wait until late July for their chance to cross-examine a jailed former banker who is the key prosecution witness in the billionaire Briton`s bribery trial.
A jailed former German banker told a court on Tuesday that Formula One boss Bernie Ecclestone had bribed him when they worked together in the motor sport, supporting the prosecution case in the Briton`s trial.
German prosecutors cast doubt on assertions by Bernie Ecclestone that he had been the victim of extortion when the Formula One boss returned to court on Friday in a bribery trial where he faces up to 10 years in prison if convicted.