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UK prosecutors to decide on charges over Barclays Qatar case next week - source

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LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is to announce on Tuesday whether it will bring criminal charges against Barclays and some of its former senior executives over a 2008 emergency fundraising from Qatar, according to a person familiar with the plans.The SFO has been investigating for nearly five years whether commercial agreements between banking group Barclays Plc and Qatari investors as part of a total 12 billion pound ($15 billion) fundraising at the height of the credit crisis breached UK law.Bloomberg reported on Friday that Barclays plans to plead guilty to charges ...

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First Published: Fri, June 16 2017. 23:04 IST