Ex-UBS executive 'conned by girl, pimp'
- Published: 19 Mar 2013 at 15.13
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Juerg Buergin, a former executive director of operations at UBS AG (UBSN) in Singapore, was deceived by an underaged prostitute and her pimp into believing she was 18, according to his lawyer.
The girl, now 20, was not a victim and should testify publicly, Buergin's lawyer Selva Naidu told a Singapore subordinate court on Tuesday on the first day of the Swiss national’s trial. Judge Eddy Tham agreed with prosecutors that she give evidence privately.
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