Probe Widens Into Former Deutsche Bank Head

Law360, New York (September 11, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Frankfurt state prosecutor has expanded its probe into the former head of Deutsche Bank, months after a German court ruled that the top official could be held liable for remarks he gave in a television interview regarding German television mogul Leo Kirch's media empire.

On Monday, a spokesman for the prosecutor's office revealed that the probe into Rolf Breuer had been widened to see whether he committed breach of trust in a 2002 interview that Kirch contends doomed his media group to failure.

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