Search for Jan Marsalek: BKA searches to the public in accordance with the previous Wirecard Board

In the billion-dollar accounting scandal at the Dax-listed company Wirecard the Federal criminal police office (BKA) searches in public, according to the fugiti

Search for Jan Marsalek: BKA searches to the public in accordance with the previous Wirecard Board

In the billion-dollar accounting scandal at the Dax-listed company Wirecard the Federal criminal police office (BKA) searches in public, according to the fugitive former chief sales officer Jan Marsalek. The Austrian Manager was up in June of 2020, member of the management Board at Wirecard, a service provider for cashless payments at the tills and on the Internet.

"Due to the current investigation results in a residence of the person Sought in the foreign countries is considered very likely," said the BKA on Wednesday in Wiesbaden. The case is the subject of the ZDF-show "aktenzeichen XY... ungelöst".

Marsalek is suspected to have, together with other defendants, the balance sheet total and the volume of sales through sham transactions inflated the company financial strong and for investors and customers in a more attractive display. Investigators suspect him of the very serious If the infidelity and the professional band of fraud. The Munich Prosecutor's office assumes that banks and investors could have lost over three billion euros.

Wirecard had given ticket bookings in the amount of presumably EUR 1.9 billion, to be accounted for, the group in its annual balance sheet, 2019 on the page – the result of not exist likely Air operations with sub-contractors in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.

Updated Date: 13 August 2020, 02:20

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