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Barclays, former bosses, charged over 2008 Qatar fundraising

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LONDON (Reuters) - Barclays and four former senior executives have been criminally charged in a high-profile UK investigation into undisclosed payments to Qatari investors during a 12 billion pound ($15.4 billion) emergency fund raising in 2008.In a highly anticipated announcement, the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) said on Tuesday it was charging the bank with conspiracy to commit fraud by false representation and unlawful financial assistance.Barclays said it was considering its position over the charges and awaited further information.It also charged Barclays' former senior executives John ...

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First Published: Tue, June 20 2017. 12:23 IST