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Scientist’s wish to profit from sales might have been “banter”, court hears

By Sam Fry

20 November 2019

Scientist’s wish to profit from sales might have been “banter”, court hears London skyline (Credit: istock.com/mbbirdy)

The founder of an earthquake monitoring equipment company has told a court that a South Korean scientist’s stated desire to earn a “large fortune” from allegedly corrupt sales deals may have been “just banter”.