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Wiretapping, major bonuses and 100,000 documents from US authorities: The Dan-Bunkering case begins

The police tapped Bunker Holding CEO Keld R. Demant's phone and two employees at Dan-Bunkering's Kaliningrad office earned huge bonuses from selling jet fuel to two Russian companies playing a pivotal role in bypassing sanctions against Syria. These were some of the revelations in court on the first day of the Dan-Bunkering case.

The case against Dan-Bunkering, Bunker Holding and the CEO of Bunker Holding began on Tuesday. | Photo: Claus Fisker/Ritzau Scanpix

Two employees at Dan-Bunkering's office in Kaliningrad earned huge bonuses from the sale of jet fuel to two Russian companies, which then indirectly diverted the fuel to Russian military in Syria subject to a sanctions regime.

This emerged during Tuesday's criminal proceedings against Dan-Bunkering, Bunker Holding and the latter's CEO, Keld R. Demant, all of which are on trial at the Danish District Court in Odense.

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