Broker Faces Tax Trial Over Clients' $1.7 Billion Carbon Trades

  • Consus unit accused of turning blind eye to clients' VAT scam
  • Six firms alledgedly cheated France of 283 million euros

A Polish carbon brokerage that handled contracts valued at 1.44 billion euros ($1.7 billion) in about six months for firms suspected of a tax fraud went on trial in Paris on Monday over its role as a possible accomplice.

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