Committee of inquiry-the most important question:What do Olaf Scholz, Joerg Kukies, BND, BKA, public prosecutor, Commerzbank, Deutsche Bank, BaFin, Apas, the Chancellor and ... and WireCard in common?
Isaan News Monday, November 23, 2020- ISAAN NEWS and ISAAN-LIVE - independent, none political, neutral - reports!Questionnaire before the committee of inquiry
X- The banker who came out of nowhere
X- Committee of Inquiry November 19, 2020 Braun is silent
X- One auditor, many scandals - EY incapable
X- Greens call for a restart of the Bafin
X- Wirecard key witnesses promise testimony for early 2021
X- Public Prosecutor warns of Markus Braun
X- Markus Braun - the innocent victim of the public prosecutor
X- Code Name Armageddon - Jan Marsalek and the Billions
X- THORSTEN HOLTEN - Wirecard's ex-treasurer settles accounts with former board members
X- The Causa Olaf Scholz - candidate for Chancellor
CONSEQUENCES OF THE BALANCE SHEET SCANDAL: A thick questionnaires about Wirecard - the FDP is interested in the link between finance secretary Joerg Kukies, Olaf Scholz (the candidate for chancellor), Joerg Kuckies, von Guttenberg , Bafin, the Chancellor and the Commerzbank board of directors. And more ..
The Wirecard investigation committee, what AFD in the presidency, the FDP, Left and Greens have prepared in the past few days, will be one have to deal with a wide range of tasks. It starts with the misjudgments of the financial supervisory authority Bafin and the structural ones Deficiencies in the authority, leads to the role of the Federal Ministry of Finance headed by Olaf Scholz (SPD) and is enough to gain access from interest representatives in the Chancellery to Angela Merkel (CDU). It is also about that which has not been illuminating for many years Do the auditor.
The deficits at the interface between the federal government and Bavaria should also play a role, which is what the work of the money laundering fighters does and the Munich public prosecutor's office and their questionable role in 2010 (see Isaan News - Public prosecutor's office stops investigating Wirecard for money laundering in 2010) concerns. As if that wasn't enough there are also secret service entanglements of the company or its board members.
In the coming months, the FDP also wants to take the opportunity to hold the talks between Finance Secretary Joerg Kukies and Commerzbank to shed a light on. In total, the federal government lists 27 such contacts in a good twelve months their answer to a question from FDP politician Frank Schaeffler. On June 25th there was another meeting
This included two discussions on June 21st, first with CEO Martin Zielcke, then with Risk Director Marcus Chromik. On the following day, the Wirecard management board publicly admitted that the bank balances previously shown in favor of the group do not exist in trust accounts totaling 1.9 billion euros with overwhelming probability.
On June 25th there was another conversation between Kukies and Zielcke. On this day, the company from Aschheim applied to Munich the opening of insolvency proceedings due to imminent insolvency and over-indebtedness.
According to the federal government, during these three talks the "lending known from press reports" was granted of Commerzbank AG to Wirecard AG ". Of course she wrote that to avoid suspicion that there The parliamentary managing director of the FDP parliamentary group, Florian Toncar, said that more than was discussed.
It should be noted, however, that State Secretary Kukies, who has supervisory knowledge, is the chairman of the board of directors the financial supervision Bafin, who is responsible for the service and technical supervision of this authority, has been proven three times very close to the announcement of the disappearance of 1.9 billion euros and the opening of the bankruptcy I spoke to representatives of the Commerzbank Board of Management. This does not prove that information has been passed on that one shouldn't have passed on.
But it is a process that we cannot ignore under any circumstances, explains Toncar. Since you can firmly assume that we will ask very carefully.
It cannot be that knowledge that the federal government acquires in its capacity as oversight of a company flows in a privileged way to a company in which the federal government participated in the financial crisis, to prevent worse. The protection of inside knowledge applies regardless of whether the recipient is with others caused damage, emphasized Toncar. He doesn't want to imply anything, but the temporal connection is not in a way that I can put the matter to the record.
On Sunday, the financial politicians of the three opposition parties wanted, according to information from the F.A.Z. once again discuss the work order for the planned committee of inquiry in a video conference.
The aim is for their parliamentary groups to be able to resolve the motion this Tuesday, so that an initial discussion can take place could take place in plenary this week. After the consultation in the responsible technical committee for rules of procedure the Bundestag can then set up the new body, this should happen this month if possible.
Whether that happens also depends on the coalition factions. But sooner or later the committee of inquiry will take up his investigations with his strong rights, this includes inspecting files and questioning witnesses. As the Scientific Service of the Bundestag writes in an overview of the competencies of these committees, A witness or an expert who testifies wrongly before an investigative committee may be the wrong one make unofficial testimony punishable. Such an act can result in imprisonment from three months to five years be punished.
The parliamentary processing of the gigantic accounting scandal is extremely headline-grabbing, for example when the committee prominent witnesses such as Merkel, Scholz, Kukies or the former Wirecard CEO Markus Braun were interviewed. Since in the committee the same minority rights apply as when it was set up if the coalition could not summon Merkel or Scholz prevent if the representatives of the three opposition factions demand this unanimously.
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Is the club holding tight? or will they throw dirt at each other to save their own skin?
Can a candidate for chancellor still have large gaps in memory, what kind of chancellor would that be?
There are exciting weeks and months ahead of us, Isaan News is sticking with it
19. November 2020, the hearing, continue here ...
As a reminder: Ms. Kleingarn, Wirecard supervisor from June 2016 to December 2017, has been a topic here before. Namely, when we were shortly after bankruptcy under the title "Wirecard, the women, the yes-men and the confession" raised the question of whether the failure of all control bodies at Wirecard was not the first Line was based on a failure of all male control bodies.
Anyway: The former bank manager Tina Kleingarn (ex-Goldman, ex-Barclays) played a much more important role than the U-Committee yesterday Ex-Consultant Braun, to read in detail a.o. at "Reuters" and in the "Sueddeutsche".
In summary: No, Ms. Kleingarn doesn't have the big ones either Believed fraud. But: It has conditions at Wirecard apparently even then considered intolerable and their AR colleagues (documented by a letter of September 29, 2017)
eindringlich gewarnt: ""Frueher oder spaeter werden sich diese Maengel raechen und eingegangene Risiken sich womoeglich materialisieren."
Why did Ms. Kleingarn actually resign back then in December 2017 (telling official account: "for family reasons") - while her big-headed things were going on AR colleagues Wulf Matthias (ex-M.M.-Warburg) and Stefan Klestil ("Pater familias" of half the Berlin fintech scene) the silent board members to the bitter Could allow the end?
The real star of the day ..? was therefore Tina Kleingarn, who sat on the Group's supervisory board between summer 2016 and autumn 2017 and the situation there at the time described in her suicide note with astonishing clarity. In her letter, which she wrote to the then Chairman of the Supervisory Board Wulf Matthias, she resigned her mandate, analogously with the information that Braun ran Wirecard in the manner of a landowner (hit!), CFO Alexander von Knoop was a total failure (Hit!) And the rest of the supervisory board a collection of washcloths, which Braun can order them around (hit!).
Yes, that's how it works in a well-managed company, only one person can have the command!
From today's point of view, one can only subscribe to Kleingarn the findings of that time. So she is the belated heroine of the Wirecards scandal - and at the same time a tragic one Figure, because your fire letter only reaches the public now, where everything is too late. Kleingarn obviously didn't have the courage or that at the time Possibility to make the grievances transparent.
Perhaps she had humanly understandable reasons for this. For example, that it would be detrimental to one's career was allowed to appear in public as a polluter and to have damaged the reputation of a supposedly modern company, of which it is in Germany doesn't exist many. Or more mundane, that there were no legal reasons to involve the public prosecutor.
Probably small thread was not suitable for the hard life in a FinTec, because what she utters is just empty chatter
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His contacts to politics and authorities - ex-Wirecard boss Braun should be asked about this at the start of the investigative committee. But the former manager only made a brief statement.
The former head of the financial services provider Wirecard, Markus Braun, has been questioned before the parliamentary committee of inquiry Appeals right to refuse to testify. At the beginning of his questioning, the former CEO of the insolvent company read out a statement.
Accordingly, he wants to express himself first and primarily before the public prosecutor's office in Munich I. This determined because of professional gang fraud. He trusts the independence of the investigative authorities, in the end independent courts would decide, so Braun.
Braun claims no evidence of wrongdoing
Braun also read that at no time had he made the statement or even received any information that there were authorities or supervisory bodies behaved incorrectly, in breach of duty or unfairly. This also applies to the supervisory board as a controlling body and to the auditors, who "apparently have been deceived.
How Wirecard was able to trick Have the regulators failed? How could Wirecard possibly invent billions in profits?
Braun replied several times to questions from the committee that it would not comment on this statement.
What role did the government play?
The parliamentary committee of inquiry is supposed to clarify possible failures of the federal government and the authorities in the Wirecard case. The MPs wanted brown therefore first of all ask about his contacts to politics and authorities.
Braun could hardly use the lavish parties on Lake Starnberg and report in the Wirecard Residenz Villa in Munich. There were sure to be a few people present! Would have been embarrassing
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One auditor, many scandals - Are the EY inspectors incapable, Insider Traders, have deliberately withheld the truth?
IN THE WIRECARD COMMITTEE: Auditors do not want to testify -
The insolvency administrator has released EY employees from their duty of confidentiality. They want statements in the Wirecard investigation committee still not. Some members of the Bundestag are beside themselves.
The auditors summoned do not want to testify in the committee of inquiry into the Wirecard accounting scandal in the coming week. That comes from three legal letters to the committee that has been submitted to the German Press Agency. Accordingly, the employees of the company EY invoke their duty of confidentiality as Auditors. The fact that the insolvency administrator has released them does not change anything, the lawyers explain in the letters.
As an auditing company, EY had audited Wirecard's annual financial statements. The company has come under fire because the billions in fraud are not involved was discovered earlier. The auditors in the committee should be interviewed next Thursday.
The representatives of the FDP, Greens and Left in the committee criticized the refusal clearly. EY plays a crucial role, "there are also many indications of failure at the final exam, "said the FDP MP Florian Toncar.
The left-wing MP Fabio De Masi emphasized: Anyone who, like EY, is always at the door of public orders from the federal government, also has to be in parliament appear. Danyal Bayaz of the Greens said that the examiners should appear before the committee despite their refusal - and by then "find out whether they are theirs." Actually want to refuse to contribute to political enlightenment ".
The MPs announced that they would do everything legally possible to get a statement from the auditor-also because the information was important to deal with similar cases Avoid future.
Unfortunately nothing but empty phrases from the members who have no idea and just talk stupid!
SONNTAG, 22. NOVEMBER 2020 - E&Y - Ein Pruefer, viele Skandale - Sind die Kontrolleure von EY unfaehig?
For many years, EY blessed Wirecard's final reports - until the fraud of the German financial darling was exposed. But the payment service provider is not that the only EY client that has a bang. Aggressive growth and dumping prices become a problem.
2015 Dan McCrum wrote for the first time in the "Financial Times" about inconsistencies at Wirecard. But wanted the fraud allegations of the British journalist Nobody hear, the story of the German financial darling, who revolutionized electronic payment transactions worldwide, was too beautiful.
Five years later, the tide has turned: Former Wirecard boss Markus Braun is in custody and is silent on the allegations; Dan McCrum tells in The Bundestag's committee of inquiry into how the scandal came about. Why the German financial supervisory authorities are investigating him and not Wirecard to have. He doesn't skimp on criticism, for example he says of the auditors from EY (Ernst & Young) that they "failed spectacularly".
Accounting expert Carola Rinker sees it similarly. When checking the consolidated financial statements, a lot went wrong, she says in the ntv podcast "Wieder was learned". Among other things, she trains the Federal Criminal Police Office in questions of balance sheet cosmetics and balance sheet falsification, and Dan McCrum joined the Wirecard investigation committee at the beginning of November testified. And she wonders why EY, despite numerous reports in the "Financial Times", did not ask any more critical questions, has not restricted or refused the attestation. Because inconsistencies were also noticed by the auditors.
Not worked properly Carola Rinker reads from her reports, in which EY, like any other auditor, has to explain what information one has specifically dealt with, that "was not done properly". "If you look into the last certified financial statements for 2018, you can see that exactly the topics in which Wirecard manipulation was accused of counting among the particularly important test contents, "says the balance sheet expert. Even the ongoing investigations in Singapore were mentioned, however, the topic of trust accounts does not arise. EY refrains from further research and issues an unqualified attestation.
11/19/20 - Ex-boss Braun in front of the U-Committee - Wirecard crime thriller goes into the next round
The fraud is only exposed when the Wirecard Supervisory Board wants to wash itself clean in October 2019 after renewed allegations of fraud and the EY competitor KPMG engaged for a special examination. In April 2020, however, the balance sheet experts surprisingly announced that there was a lack of evidence for sales of around one billion euros. Only two months later, it's EY's turn again and suddenly comes to the same conclusion: The certificate for the 2019 annual financial statements is refused, now there is no evidence for 1.9 billion euros in Wirecard's documents. A little later, the company files for bankruptcy.
The fraud is only revealed when the Wirecard Supervisory Board wants to wash itself clean after renewed allegations of fraud in October 2019 and the EY competitor KPMG engaged for a special examination. In April 2020, however, the balance sheet experts surprisingly announced that evidence of sales in the amount of around one billion euros absence. Just two months later, it's EY's turn again and suddenly comes to the same conclusion: The certificate for the 2019 annual financial statements is refused, now missing Receipts for 1.9 billion euros in Wirecard's files. A little later, the company files for bankruptcy.
One would like to agree with Dan McCrum when he says that EY "failed spectacularly". Carola Rinker points out, however, that auditors work through two basic problems is made more difficult. On the one hand, they are paid by the very companies that are supposed to audit them. "If they are too critical, they lose perhaps the attractive mandate of a DAX company, "she says. On the other hand, they get comparatively little money for the laborious work in Europe. The fee, the EY got for the final exam from Wirecard was relatively manageable, says the balance sheet expert. In comparison with the USA you can also from Talk about price dumping.
It pops several times Carola Rinker testified as an expert in the Wirecard investigation committee of the Bundestag. Note Isaan News: IT'S DOUBT WHETHER MRS RINKER HAS THE NORWAY EXPERTISE. TO EVALUATE THE SCANDAL YOU HAVE TO GO BACK TO THE 80s!
That is why the "Big Four", the four major auditing firms Deloitte, EY, KPMG and PWC, are turning more and more to the more lucrative area of consulting. However, if there is advice and control at the same time, another conflict of interest arises. This is exacerbated in the case of EY, because for the time-consuming, but prestigious balance sheet controls require less money than the competition.
The reason? Growth. EY has expanded particularly strongly in recent years, says Carola Rinker. In Germany, for example, the company had until recently No Dax mandates at all, in the meantime they have secured Deutsche Bank or Deutsche Telekom. "The question arises whether there were growing pains which led to the fact that EY did not check exactly ", says the balance sheet expert." That one simply tried to generate sales and in some points was a little more generous. "
Because according to the "Wall Street Journal", Wirecard was not the only EY client who had a bang in recent years.
Witness refuses to provide any information - Dr. Brown in an endless loop EY also checked the books at WeWork, for example. Similar to Wirecard, the coworking and office space provider was once an absolute shooting star in the corporate sky, valued at $ 47 billion. But when it was supposed to go to the stock exchange, possible investors got an insight into companies and books for the first time They discovered one thing above all: gigantic losses and an adventurous leadership style. The exchange was called off, the rating crashed to a sixth.
"Culture of Professional Skepticism" Or Luckin Coffee, the Chinese answer to Starbucks .
The coffee house chain was only founded in 2017, but already three years later had more branches in China than its American competitor. In spring 2019 helped EY the growth miracle in the stock market. Only one year later there was gossip in the ideal coffee world: The empty seller Muddy Waters published an explosive one Report accusing Luckin of tweaking his sales figures. The EY experts, who were busy with the next final exam, tried unsuccessfully to calm down. After some back and forth, the company admitted: Yes, a board member and some of its employees only faked sales of about $ 310 million on the balance sheet.
In response to a request from the "Wall Street Journal", EY announced that it would change its examination strategy and develop a "culture of professional skepticism". Not only Carola Rinker thinks that this insight comes too late. After all, it is the auditor's job to be skeptical.
After the Wirecard scandal, politicians want to change the concept for the German financial supervisory authority significantly. Here are the details of a proposal that will be presented soon.
After the Wirecard scandal, the parliamentary group of the Greens wants to apply for a comprehensive restart of the German financial supervisory authority Bafin on Friday.
In the draft submitted, the Greens call for a reform of supervision in order to fight fraud and financial crime more effectively in the future and to strengthen consumer protection. "We need a structural reform and a real change in the supervisory culture in Germany. We finally need a strong supervisor and not a guide," said Lisa Paus, Spokeswoman for financial policy of the Greens in the Bundestag. The Federal Ministry of Finance had presented a draft law that provides for an expansion of the powers of the Bafin and greater liability for auditors. But the Greens go further: They are calling for the establishment of a powerful special unit that can act quickly in suspected cases. The balance sheet control should be carried out by the state. Ultimately, the Bafin supervised by the Ministry of Finance is to be "depoliticized". The supervisor must make its decisions freely of political influence.
Trading by Bafin employees in shares of supervised companies is also to be prohibited. Bafin President Felix Hufeld ruled on Tuesday "according to the current status", that Bafin employees engaged in insider trading with Wirecard shares.
Note: Due Gruenen don't understand anything. BaFin is the supervisor of financial institutions, but Wirecard was a FinTec and they are not covered by BaFin. So the BaFin and the others in the government, including the finance minister, can continue to do insider trading!
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Two key witnesses in the Wirecard scandal want to unpack in front of the Bundestag - but not yet. The politicians in the committee of inquiry direct their hopeless hope for the next year. After the brief testimony of ex-Wirecard boss Markus Braun (51) before the parliamentary committee of inquiry, other ex-managers of the scandalous company initially have little contributed to the enlightenment.
Two key witnesses - the former chief accountant Stephan von Erffa and Oliver Bellenhaus, who was previously responsible for the Dubai subsidiary - had late Thursday evening made use of their right to refuse to testify, said several members of the Bundestag on Friday. You first want to be questioned by the Munich public prosecutor's office to lock. Braun also stated that he would not anticipate his testimony to the investigators.
Both were switched on via video. Braun, on the other hand, had to appear in person and was transferred from pre-trial detention in Augsburg to a Berlin prison. The public prosecutor had previously warned the MPs that Braun could intimidate the other witnesses. In particular, Bellenhaus applies to that built up on psychological pressure Wirecard gang as a multi millionaire with his Cayman accounts "traitor".
"Unlike Markus Braun - Bellenhaus and von Erffa have made a binding announcement that they will testify to the committee at the beginning of 2021," said Gruenen politician Danyal Bayaz (37). Left-wing politician Fabio De Masi (40) demanded that they had to break free from the shadow of Braun. A meeting participant told Reuters, who acted as a key witness at the prosecutor's office The current Bellenhaus apologized to the committee of inquiry for the Wirecard disaster.
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Warning to the Bundestag "Markus Braun can intimidate witnesses with eye contact alone" Ex-Wirecard boss Markus Braun has to testify personally in Berlin. The prosecutor warns: The manager led a gang under psychological pressure. For a key witness as "Traitors" can be dangerous contact.
NOTE: Is that all the state attorney can do? Or are they now also trained psychologists. In the Wirecard case, they haven't done it yet, except no evidence to be presented.!
The former boss of the scandal company Wirecard has to testify in Berlin before the investigative committee of the Bundestag. The Federal Court of Justice decided on Tuesday Information from the German Press Agency. Markus Braun's (51) testimony is planned for Thursday.
The Munich public prosecutor warned the parliamentarians beforehand. DER SPIEGEL quoted on Tuesday evening from an email from the leading state prosecutor Hildegard Baeumler-Hoesl, According to the state of the investigation, Braun had acted "within the gang as a control and steering authority".
As the head of the now insolvent ex-Dax group, the Austrian built a "system based on the principle of 'divide and rule'", which was "shaped by A comradely military spirit and oaths of loyalty to one another ", writes Baeumler-Hoesl accordingly." Psychological pressure "was part of the system. Braun's lawyer rejects all allegations.
The chief investigator ( has probably seen too many crime novels on television!) warned the Bundestag that Braun could intimidate a key witness who gave extensive testimony. This one will be from Braun and another with accused ex-board member regarded as "traitor". "Against this background, any contact, even if only eye contact, would be dangerous for the investigation." Baeumler-Hoesl pointed out that ex-board member Jan Marsalek (40) is still evading the investigators by escaping.
At least two nights in Berlin prisons Markus Braun, who is in custody in Bavaria on suspicion of fraud, had defended himself against the summons to Berlin. He just wanted by Video statements - and had justified this, among other things, with the corona pandemic. The committee had protested and insisted on a questioning in Berlin, because Braun is considered to be one of the main culprits in the accounting scandal surrounding the former Dax group.
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November 20, 2020, 8:39 am - Ex-Wirecard boss - Now we know how Markus Braun wants to save his head The former Wirecard boss has denied the questions of the members of the investigative committee, but he still gave something away: his expected Defense strategy in court proceedings.
It was not what the members of the Wirecard committee of inquiry in the Bundestag wanted. For two hours they have Markus Brauns (51), the former head of the now collapsed Dax group, harassed on Thursday with questions about his connections to politics, the business model of the payment service provider, possible errors. In the vast majority of cases, you are not about the short answer "I do not want to comment on this question" got out.
Markus Braun, in the past an extremely talkative top manager when it came to the future of Wirecard and the company's technology, has every cooperation rejected with the deputies. The man, who has been in custody since the beginning of July, nevertheless revealed something at this appearance: his likely Defense strategy once it comes to trial.
In a brief opening statement, Braun said: He hoped that the public prosecutor's office would comprehensively clarify what happened at Wirecard - as well as the whereabouts of the "misappropriated corporate funds". The sentence only makes sense if none of the money has ended up with him
Note Isaan News Insider: As a member of the board, Markus Braun has certainly not issued any transfers or embezzled funds, that would not be his style as an investment manager. The state attorney dreams like 10 years ago (Or maybe want revenge for the failure 10 years ago when she unsuccessfully investigated Wirecard for money laundering) of having some success this time. Nothing will come of it, Markus Braun is technically innocent .
The investigators assume up to three billion euros that seeped into questionable sources.
Braun made it clear with this short sentence how he will defend himself: He was likely to present himself as a victim - as someone who otherwise knew nothing wants to have what was going on at Wirecard and was deceived as well as investors, employees and auditors .
A daring strategy? Certainly not, he knows what he is doing or has done - nothing unlawful, because you thank him for running a FinTec and not a bank FinTecs are in the digital stone age of the Federal Republic and thus also the public prosecutor's office, which does not even have finance experts. not regulated.
If it were so that FinTecs are regulated, then the entire BaFin would have to go to jail - only insider trading exists according to law in the banking / financial environment, not in the TEC environment.!
The Munich public prosecutor's office has so far seen it very differently. For them, brown is one of the main culprits. He had set up a criminal network that was run by "A military, comradely corps spirit and oaths of loyalty" had been (Germany first? That should please the AFD, but it is not a criminal offense!) , according to the investigators. Braun was both a control and a steering authority.
The public prosecutor accuses Braun and other former top managers of the group, including the fugitive Jan Marsalek (40), who was responsible for the operational business, commercial gang fraud, balance sheet falsification and market manipulation.
Braun's defender rightly rejects all these allegations. Markus Braun headed Wirecard for 18 years, he was the head of the payment service provider, made the group big and made it into the royal class of the stock exchange, the German share index (Dax). Former colleagues describe him as someone who can do everything Had a handle who controlled things, knew everything - down to the last detail. That is difficult to reconcile with the view he is now spreading: Braun - the victim.
Yes, he is the victim of an irrelevant media campaign. If he really wanted to cheat, he would certainly not have waited 18 years!
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Codename "Armageddon" - Wie Ex-Vorstand Marsalek Wirecard ausnahm
Vor dem Zusammenbruch flossen ueber Jahre gigantische Summen aus dem Wirecard-Konzern ab. Hauptarchitekt dieses Systems war wohl der fluechtige Ex-Vorstand Jan Marsalek - aber er hatte wichtige Helfer.
Der Mann mit dem symphatischen Laecheln - schlauer als jeder Banker - Ex-Wirecard-Vorstand Jan Marsalek setzt offenbar einem frueheren Vertrauten nach
Aleksandar V. (48), Internetinvestor und Multigeschaeftsfuehrer, stellt seinen Reichtum gern zur Schau. Seine Champagner-Lunches auf Ibiza ( an der auch Prominente Deutsche aus Industrie und Politik teilnamen) haetten schon mal fuenfstellige Betraege gekostet, berichten Bekannte. aehnliche Summen habe er fuer Vasen in seinem Buero im Muenchner Nobelviertel Bogenhausen ausgegeben. Zumindest wiesen das die Preisschilder so aus, die V. haengen liess.
Auch seinen Hang zu cholerischen Ausfaellen verbarg der Investor nicht. So mancher Besuch der Businesslounge am Flughafen endete im Bruellanfall. Und gelegentlich habe er sogar vor groesserem Publikum darueber sinniert, einem Vorstand koerperliche Gewalt anzutun.
Nur wenn einer im Raum gewesen sei, dann sei der Aufschneider "wie verwandelt" und bemerkenswert kleinlaut gewesen: Jan Marsalek (40), langjaehriger Vorstand des zusammengebrochenen Dax-Konzerns Wirecard. V. schwaermt in einer E-Mail von Marsaleks "sehr ausgepraegten strategischen Skills". Marsalek arbeitete meist freitags am Dienstsitz von V. Und war dann eindeutig der Chef in der Villa.
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Thorsten Holten ist der erste ehemalige Top-Manager des Wirecard-Konzerns, der sich zu den Vorwuerfen gegen Wirecard aeussert. Er fuehlt sich betrogen aber in Wahrheit war er nur ein schlechter bis mittelmaessiger Buchhalter - ansonsten haette er die angeblichen Missstaende, das angebliche Geld waschen, das versagen der Wirtschaftspruefer nach der ersten Bilanz festgestellt und gemeldet!
Als erster ehemaliger Top-Manager nimmt der langjaehrige Chef des Treasury von Wirecard, der bis zuletzt unter anderem fuer die Konten und die Finanzierung des Dax-Konzerns zustaendig war, im Interview mit der WirtschaftsWoche Stellung zu den Vorwuerfen gegen das Unternehmen. Thorsten Holten sagt: "Ich fuehle mich betrogen und missbraucht". Insgesamt 3,3 Milliarden Euro habe er bei Investoren eingeworben, "im guten Glauben, dass die Bilanzen echt" sind. Man hat mich nach vorn geschickt und irgendjemand im Hintergrund hat gewusst, dass die Bilanzen, die wir den Investoren und Bankern gezeigt haben, gefaelscht waren."
Diese Aussage zeigt nur die Unfaehigkeit von Thorsten Holten, wahrscheinlich hat er durch seine Unfaehigkeit Markus Braun ins Gefaengnis gebracht, der voellig unschuldig ist, denn ein Vorstand ist eben kein Buchhalter!
Wirecard hatte im Juni Insolvenz angemeldet, nachdem bekannt geworden war, dass Treuhandkonten, auf denen knapp zwei Milliarden Euro haetten liegen sollen, leer sind. Holten sagt, seine Abteilung habe keinen elektronischen Zugang zu den Treuhandkonten gehabt. "Die Guthaben auf diesen Konten wurden uns nur einmal im Quartal von der Buchhaltung mitgeteilt. Per Excel-Datei." Er habe nachgefragt, warum er die Kontoinformationen nicht im selben Format bekommen koenne wie bei allen anderen Geschaeftskonten. "Es hiess, das gehe nicht, weil die Konten auf den Namen des Treuhaenders laufen und nur der die Kontoauszuege bekommt." (Anmerkung: Wenn schon, Format ist Format, einBauchhalter muss alles erkennen!)
Nachdem im Fruehjahr, ausgeloest durch ein Sondergutachten des Wirtschaftspruefers KPMG, erstmals Zweifel an der Existenz der Konten aufkamen, habe es intern Diskussionen gegeben, sagt Holten. "Daraufhin wurden mir Saldenbestaetigungen der Banken in Kopie als PDF zur Verfuegung gestellt. Wo die herkamen, weiss ich nicht. Ich habe aber keinen Grund gesehen, an der Echtheit zu zweifeln." (Anmerkung: Ein Top Manager Buchhalter der sich mit "weis ich nicht" rausredet, gehoert auf der Stelle gefeuert!)
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Can a candidate for Chancellor be so "inept" or has he knowingly violated his own orders?More Isaan News - on BaFin and Olaf Scholz, Jan Marsalek and the "Criminal Club"
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Scholz Knew about the entire WireCard since February2019-but Jan Marsalek was the Darling of the Nation and everybody needed to protect his millions!
Scholz wusste noch viel mehr
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