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The lawyer acting for the Austrian woman accused of being the rogue trader responsible for millions in losses for the region of Salzburg in speculation on international financial markets has reiterated that she is innocent and will be co-operating fully in explaining what happened while she was in charge.
The woman was taken on in order to cash in on international investment opportunities and reportedly lost a substantial amount as a result of the economic crash in Iceland.
She claims however that everything she did was known about and sanctioned by her employers and her lawyer Herbert Hübel has confirmed that she will be co-operating fully in the New Year in order to prove her innocence and help officials follow the paper trail.
He said the clarity this bought would also help to prove her innocence.
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