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Polanski to Sweeten Bail Offer, This Time in Cash

Lawyer for imprisoned director says new offer to court is a ”significant amount.“

 A French lawyer for director Roman Polanski, imprisoned inSwitzerland, says a new bail offer will be filed Monday and it will be a "very, very significant" cash amount. He did not disclose the amount.

Swiss authorities rejected an offer Friday, considering the 76-year-old filmmaker awaiting a decision on extradition to the United States a high flight risk. They noted it was not a cash offer.

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