FT Reporter on the Downfall of Wirecard Head “I Asked Him Directly Whether He Was a Fraud”

Financial Times journalist Dan McCrum exposed the scandal at former German blue-chip company Wirecard. In an interview, he discusses how he discovered widespread fraud at the firm.
Interview Conducted By Tim Bartz und Martin Hesse
Markus Braun (archive): The former Wirecard CEO is currently in pre-trial detention.

Markus Braun (archive): The former Wirecard CEO is currently in pre-trial detention.

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About Dan McCrum
Foto: Charlie Bibby
"It felt as if the world was turned upside down.”
"To pretend that only short-sellers have financial interests and not bankers, managers, shareholders and all the others is simply ignorant."