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Unthinkable that ex-Barclays banker agreed fraud deal over the phone, court hears

By James Thomas

07 February 2020

Unthinkable that ex-Barclays banker agreed fraud deal over the phone, court hears Barclays Bank (Credit: shutterstock.com/Willy Barton)

The counsel to a former Barclays executive has denounced the SFO’s theory that a complex fraud scheme was conducted over a quick call as “preposterous”.