Call to State Governor Deutsche Bank CEO Accused of Interfering With Probe

Politicians have criticized the co-CEO of Deutsche Bank, Jürgen Fitschen, for telephoning the Hesse state governor to complain about a police raid on the bank last week. His behavior has fuelled doubts about whether the bank, which faces a number of lawsuits stemming from past deals, has the right management to reform its aggressive business culture.
Deutsche CEO Jürgen Fitschen complained to the governor of Hesse about a tax probe.

Deutsche CEO Jürgen Fitschen complained to the governor of Hesse about a tax probe.

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cro -- with wire reports