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Wirecard boss arrested over missing €1.9 billion

BY Joseph Rachman   /  23 June 2020

For over a decade Markus Braun was on top of the world, pioneering a new online payments system and hailing himself as the saviour of a cashless era. Now the former chief executive of Wirecard is under arrest after turning himself in to prosecutors in Germany on Monday night and has been charged with false accounting and market manipulation.


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