Florian Homm: “The path I took for 30 years made me one of the world’s richest Germans, but it brought me nothing on the inside.” Photograph: Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images

If anyone makes a film of Florian Homm’s life, the pitch to the backers would be: “German Wolf of Wall Street encounters the Virgin Mary and has Saul-(...)

Florian Homm: absconded with $500,000 in his underwear. Photograph: Christof Koepsel/Bongarts/Getty Images

In the staid world of German business, Florian Homm was JR Ewing, Donald Trump and Gordon Gekko combined. A shaken rival who experienced Homm’s(...)