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Bayern's Hoeness Goes on Trial

  • AFP, Monday, March 10, 2014 5:48 PM
Uli Hoeness admitted to years of obsessive stock "gambling' during his high-profile tax evasion trial on Monday, during which the Bayern Munich president came clean about his fiscal wrongdoing. The most surprising part of the trial came when defense lawyer Hanns Feigen said that Hoeness had cheated the German tax collectors out of 18.5 million euros ($25.5 million), which is vastly more than the 3.5 million euros listed in the prosecution brief.

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