Suspicion: a key figure in the Wirecard fraud scandal puts confession

In the billion-dollar accounting scandal at the payment service provider, Wirecard takes out a key accused. The due to suspicion of fraud detained Ex-the chief

Suspicion: a key figure in the Wirecard fraud scandal puts confession

In the billion-dollar accounting scandal at the payment service provider, Wirecard takes out a key accused. The due to suspicion of fraud detained Ex-the chief of the Wirecard daughter card systems in the Middle East admitted, according to his lawyer in the interrogation of the public Prosecutor's office Munich complicity. "My client turned himself in voluntarily to the procedure and is, in contrast to others – to his or her individual responsibility," said his criminal defense lawyer Nicolas early Sorger on Thursday, the Reuters news Agency. The Munich Prosecutor's office declined to comment.

The German Manager had been at the beginning of last week, as the prosecution had on the day of his arrest notified. He had traveled from the United Arab Emirates to Munich. In the Emirate of Dubai card systems in the Middle East played a Central role in the scandal-ridden Asian business of Wirecard. The investigators think that a focus on the alleged multibillion-dollar manipulation of the Wirecard-business figures.

search in Dublin

another important subsidiary of the payment processor is located in Dublin. In the Irish capital, the police had at the request of German prosecutors, a few days ago the business premises of Wirecard searches.

The Manager from Dubai, was heard according to the Prosecutor, on the day of his arrest. He then spoke again at length with the investigators. To be "the details of which we Express ourselves, however, exclusively to the Munich public Prosecutor's office," said his lawyer. The Manager is sitting due to a flight risk and the danger of collusion in pre-trial detention. The arrest warrant is based, among other things, on the urgent suspicion of serious fraud.

Updated Date: 17 July 2020, 03:19

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