Fabio De Masi

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Wirecard, a once high-flying payments company, received unqualified audits from EY for more than a decade before it collapsed into insolvency this summer. Photograph: Christof Stache/AFP via Getty Images

Germany’s audit watchdog is investigating Deutsche Bank’s head of accounting Andreas Loetscher over potential misconduct in his previous role at EY, w(...)

German authorities say missing Wirecard executive Jan Marsalek, who vanished just as the digital payments company collapsed, may be an informer for Austria’s intelligence agency. Photograph: Clemens Bilan/EPA

German authorities say a missing Wirecard manager, who vanished just as the digital payments company collapsed, may be an informer for Austria’s intel(...)

German regulators who are coming under fire for failing to investigate what increasingly appears to be one of the country’s worst ever accounting scandals. Photograph: dpa via AP

Ten days after police raided Wirecard’s Singapore office in February 2019 over allegations of accounting fraud, Germany’s financial regulator made its(...)

Neelie Kroes was shown to be a director of  Mint Holdings, a company she had not declared when she became the EU’s commissioner for competition in 2004. Photograph: AFP/Getty

The European Commission has been accused of failing to properly check the business interests of its top officials after leaked documents showed its fo(...)