Balance sheet scandal: investigators search Wirecard offices

In the Wirecard-balance-sheet scandal it has given on Wednesday searches at the company's location in Aschheim, Germany and other offices in the environment of

Balance sheet scandal: investigators search Wirecard offices

In the Wirecard-balance-sheet scandal it has given on Wednesday searches at the company's location in Aschheim, Germany and other offices in the environment of the insolvent payment processor. The Munich public Prosecutor's office showed up with twelve criminal pursuers, which were supported by 33 police officers, and other IT professionals in the Munich police headquarters, as well as your colleagues.

Henning Peitsmeier

economic correspondent in Munich.

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Christoph Hein

Economics correspondent for South Asia/Pacific, based in Singapore.

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It in the first place, the accusations had already led to the arrest warrants against the former Wirecard members of the management Board Markus Braun and Jan Marsalek, so "false information and market manipulation according to § 331 of the commercial code, § 119 of the securities trading act in a number of cases," said the Prosecutor. Advance against the former, Wirecard chief brown and his colleagues Marsalek, which is believed to be in Asia submerged were gone.

Both of the Accused are Austrians. While Braun, the German judiciary has pledged his readiness to cooperate and for a Deposit of 5 million euros on the loose, will Marsalek sought by an arrest warrant. He is likely to be in Asia, submerged, after the Dax group had opened up the balance sheet hole of 1.9 billion euros.

Updated Date: 01 July 2020, 06:19

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