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UK investigators to press for BAE fraud charges

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  • Fraud investigators to press for BAE's prosecution on overseas corruption charges
  • UK Serious Fraud Office hoped to persuade BAE to accept conviction, huge fine
  • Then-PM Blair intervened in 2006 to stop SFO probe into £43bn BAE-Saudi deal
  • BAE has previously denied bribery, says it is co-operating with authorities
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