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Germany's Schlecker bankrupty children facing jail

Today 05:09 GMT

The daughter and son of ex-drugstore tycoon Anton Schlecker face jail after losing their appeals before Germany's Supreme Court.

At the 2017 trial judges found that in January 2012, just days before one of Germany's most well-known chemist chains filed for insolvency, Anton Schlecker steered millions of euros away from creditors to his children, notably a personnel service subsidiary they ran, LDG.

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