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Former Barclays bankers created fake audit trail for Qatari investments, court hears

By James Thomas

11 October 2019

Former Barclays bankers created fake audit trail for Qatari investments, court hears Barclays Bank (Credit: iStock.com/hatman12)

Three former Barclays executives used a memo to disguise extra payments paid to Qatari investors to secure a £3.95 billion investment in the lead up to the 2008 financial crisis, a London court has heard.