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Ex-Siemens executive involved in bribe scheme can be sentenced remotely, US judge rules

By Richard Vanderford
  • 03 Apr 2020 17:46
  • 03 Apr 2020 17:46
A former Siemens executive who pleaded guilty in New York to involvement in bribery can be sentenced via telephone from his home in Germany, a federal judge said today — a rare move taken as courts everywhere grapple with the Covid-19 outbreak. 

Eberhard Reichert, an 80-year-old resident of Bavaria, will be allowed to

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