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Byline: SABINE DOBEL
A 46-year-old mother-of-three who is reputed to be Germany's richest woman and has drawn huge publicity in a "gigolo" case has given a rare glimpse of the pressure created by her wealth. Susanne Klatten, who reported to police in January that a Swiss man romanced her then tried to extort millions of euros from her, has given only one interview about her ordeal. An indictment is expected within weeks.
Klatten set out in the newspaper Financial Times Deutschland how she had striven all her life to avoid being appreciated just for her money by keeping out of the public eye and by living anonymously.
She is a principal shareholder in BMW, the German manufacturer of luxury cars. In her youth, Susanne Quandt, as she then was, took a …