August 13, 2020

German businessman in Wirecard probe dies in Philippines

Manila (AFP) – A German businessman in the Philippines wanted for questioning over the Wirecard accounting scandal has died, the justice minister said Thursday.¬†Christopher Reinhard Bauer died from “natural causes” on July 27 at a hospital in the capital Manila and was later cremated, Menardo Guevarra told AFP.”He was the same person summoned by the NBI (National Bureau of Investigation) in connection with the Wirecard fraud investigation,” he said, after the government obtained official documents that confirmed earlier reports of Bauer’s death.German payments giant Wirecard filed for insolven…


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