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SFO case against ex-Barclays bankers “fundamentally misconceived”, court hears

By James Thomas

13 February 2020

SFO case against ex-Barclays bankers “fundamentally misconceived”, court hears Central Criminal Court, London (Credit: shutterstock.com/Joe Dunckley)

A defence barrister has criticised the SFO for its “extraordinary” allegations that a handful of executives could have orchestrated a fraudulent deal with Qatar while the rest of the bank believed it was genuine.