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By Gary Park
For Mining News 

Bre-X trial enters final stages

Geologist in gold-salting hoax faces 8 charges of insider trading, misleading investors; proceedings stretched over 6 years


Last updated 8/27/2006 at Noon

A decade after more than C$6 billion in shareholders' value evaporated and six years after a court trial began, what has been described as the world's largest mining scandal has entered its final legal proceedings.

By early September final arguments in the trial of former Bre-X Minerals chief geologist John Felderhof are expected to wrap up before the Ontario Superior Court.

Felderhof faces e...

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