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Defence launches attack on ex-Credit Suisse banker

By Clara Hudson

22 October 2019

Defence launches attack on ex-Credit Suisse banker Theodore Roosevelt Federal Courthouse in Brooklyn, NY (Credit: Beyond My Ken via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA 4.0))

As the defence tried to land a blow on a key government witness in the trial of Jean Boustani, the presiding judge got irritated: “We’re not getting into that through the front door, we’re not getting into that through the backdoor, or the cellar, or the skylight… move on to another topic.”