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Ex-Banker to Skip German Trial Where He Faces Cum-Ex Charges (3)

Oct. 2, 2020, 2:45 PM

Former investment banker Paul Mora won’t show up at a German trial where he is charged with tax evasion related to the Cum-Ex scandal.

Mora, a New Zealander, told a court in Wiesbaden that he won’t travel to Europe for the case, which is scheduled to start Oct. 20, tribunal spokesman Wolfram Simon said. If Mora doesn’t appear, the court could issue an arrest warrant, Simon said.

The move adds to the woes facing the six-person trial. Another defendant, Hanno Berger, has told the court he’s ill and isn’t able to stand trial. The prosecution may also be jeopardized by ...

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