for many years, the Executive Board of the in a balance-sheet scandal entangled financial service provider Wirecard, Jan Marsalek, not a media report, according to the justice. The reported on Monday, "Süddeutsche Zeitung", NDR and
WDR citing the circles of those involved in the process. Marsalek had through his lawyer last week, first of all, explain that he was going to come to Munich, in order to be heard. This is not to take place now.
Neither the Munich public Prosecutor's office nor his defenders were, therefore, first of all, to the report. According to German media reports of an arrest warrant sought Austrians Marsalek holds, meanwhile, may be in China. The Philippine Minister of justice Menardo Guevarra informed, Marsalek was traveling last week to the Philippines and the country had to leave shortly after that in the direction of China.
The Philippine Anti-money laundering authority AMLC wants to ensure as soon as possible for clarification. You'll start a "quick and thorough" investigation to find other involved companies and individuals, said Mel Georgie Racela from the AMLC on Monday to Reuters. Exactly, the authority of all three companies, which were in connection with the German payment processor - Centurion Online Payment International, PayEasy Solutions and ConePay International will see.
"Everyone is pointing the Finger at me,"
the company had no comment. PayEasy has not responded to e-mails, phones were switched off. The phone number of Centurion was out of operation. Also ConePay was for a comment cannot be reached because contact information was missing on the website and otherwise in the customary annual report to the regulatory authority was not available. The Philippine Central Bank chief Benjamin Diokno, the head of the money laundering authority, would not comment on which companies and individuals would be investigated.
Wirecad had admitted last week that an off-balance sheet assets of EUR 1.9 billion exists on trust accounts in Asia at all. On Thursday, the Dax-the group applied for bankruptcy. The Philippine Central Bank had stated that no money from Wirecard concluded in the financial system of the country.
The Wirecard apparently as a Trustee, established the Philippine lawyer Mark Tolentino had a responsibility for the collapse of Wirecard of. He had opened six Bank accounts for a Singapore-based company, but until the known of the scandal are not known that they were for Wirecard, he said in a telephone interview with Reuters. On the accounts was never more than a few hundred euros. "Everyone is pointing the Finger at me, and represents me as a thief of the missing money," he said. "I want to clear my name. I am a victim of identity theft and fake news.“Updated Date: 29 June 2020, 05:20