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Details of the court case against John Phillips, under which he may receive a prison sentence. Four out of five plaintiffs are seeking civil damages. FAO chef de cabinet Mario Lubetkin has demanded not less than 100,000 euros. http://www.italianinsider.it/?q=node/6234
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