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Biggest German tax fraud case goes to trial

The Cum Ex scandal has been called the most complicated tax case trial a German court has ever seen. For simplicity's sake, it involved claiming rebates on taxes paid on stock dividends. Except those taxes were never paid. It was a widespread scheme that cost European treasuries billions of euros in lost tax revenue. The first trial in the matter has now started.

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