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Witness in criminal case: Sale of cheap bunker oil was risk-fraught

Wednesday brought the first testimony from witnesses in the criminal case against a Danish bunker company charged with systematic fraud perpetrated against one of its own customers.

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While the witnesses summoned by the Danish Attorney General's office for fraud and economic crimes – generally known as the Danish Fraud Squad (SØIK) – still have yet to make an appearance in the high-profile criminal case against a Danish bunker company, currently under court-ordered anonymity, Wednesday brought a degree of support for the defense team.

The oil company, which supplies ship fuel, along with two senior executives stands charged with systematic fraud perpetrated against Malaysian customer Pacific Inter-Link.

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