White Collar Crime / Fraud / Corporate Crime

German parliamentary committee to discuss Wirecard scandal next week: lawmaker

German parliamentary committee to discuss Wirecard scandal next week: lawmaker

Published 20/07/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - The German parliament’s financial committee will hold an extraordinary meeting on the Wirecard (WDIG.DE) scandal on Wednesday next week and Finance Minister [more…]

‘Witch Hunt’: Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone’s prison sentence

‘Witch Hunt’: Trump commutes longtime adviser Roger Stone’s prison sentence

Published 12/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump commuted the sentence of his longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone, sparing him from prison after he was convicted [more…]

Ousted U.S. prosecutor Berman to appear for closed-door congressional interview

Ousted U.S. prosecutor Berman to appear for closed-door congressional interview

Published 03/07/2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Geoffrey Berman, the top federal prosecutor in Manhattan who was ousted from his job last month amid an investigation by his office [more…]

Wirecard’s former boss faces criminal complaint in Austria

Wirecard’s former boss faces criminal complaint in Austria

Published 30/06/2020

VIENNA (Reuters) - An Austrian lawyer has filed a criminal complaint against Wirecard’s (WDIG.DE) former Chief Executive Markus Braun and Chief Operating Officer Jan Marsalek [more…]

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

UK PM Johnson says on Huawei: we must protect from ‘hostile state vendors’

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Tuesday that Britain needed to protect its critical national infrastructure from “hostile state vendors” when deciding [more…]

New rules may be needed for payments in wake of Wirecard, BIS boss says

New rules may be needed for payments in wake of Wirecard, BIS boss says

Published 30/06/2020

LONDON (Reuters) - More joined up rules may be needed across the payments sector after the collapse of Germany’s Wirecard AG, Bank for International Settlements [more…]

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Exclusive: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist, source says

Published 30/06/2020

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German regulators twice looked into tightening the supervision of collapsed payments firm Wirecard and discussed it with the German and European central [more…]

Very clear Wirecard deposit certificate was ‘spurious’, BPI CEO says

Very clear Wirecard deposit certificate was ‘spurious’, BPI CEO says

Published 22/06/2020

MANILA (Reuters) - Bank of the Philippine Islands Chief Executive Cezar Consing said it was clear that a certificate purporting to be for a Wirecard [more…]

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Russian prosecutor seeks six-year jail term for director who poked fun at authorities: RIA

Published 22/06/2020

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russian prosecutors asked a court in Moscow on Monday to sentence prominent film and theatre director Kirill Serebrennikov to six years in [more…]

German finance minister says supervision institutions did their job on Wirecard

German finance minister says supervision institutions did their job on Wirecard

Published 22/06/2020

BERLIN (Reuters) - Regulators worked hard and did their job in the case of payments firm Wirecard, which on Monday said that 1.9 billion euros [more…]