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Frankfurt - A German court on Monday found six former Deutsche Bank employees guilty of evading taxes on trading carbon emission certificates.

A court spokesperson said a former department head was sentenced to three years in jail, while five others were given suspended sentences of between one and two years and ordered to pay fines of between €10 000 and €200 000.

The six former employees all pleaded guilty, the spokesperson said.

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