Spain Media Mogul Seeks Libel Charges Against El Pais Editor

October 2, 2015 10:29 AM

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Two of Spain's top media companies are facing off after a broadcasting magnate who has bankrolled Woody Allen movies asked a court to file criminal charges against the top editor of the country's leading newspaper.

Jaume Roures, who heads Barcelona-based Mediapro, says El Pais newspaper hurt his reputation with an article last year stating he had 250 million euros ($278 million) in 150 accounts around the world, much of it in tax havens.

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