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increased over 8 years of court cases, eventually amounting to $5 million.
After Ford and Bickerstaff were convicted of engaging in conspiracy to
commit fraud at one of the Bronco II trials in 2001, Bickerstaff fled to his
native England (EWG, 2005b).
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