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Charged Barclays bankers: “None of us wants to go to jail here”

By James Thomas

10 October 2019

Charged Barclays bankers: “None of us wants to go to jail here” Central Criminal Court, London (Credit: iStock.com/TonyBaggett)

Two former Barclays executives had to convince themselves about the legitimacy of an illicit investment deal they entered into with investors from Qatar, according to prosecutors.