WIRECARD: Trial against Markus Braun to begin in December
Trial against Markus Braun to begin on December 8, 2022
The criminal trial against the former CEO of the insolvent payment services provider Wirecard, Markus Braun, will begin on December 8, 2022 before the 4th Grand Criminal Chamber of the Munich Regional Court. The trial will be held in the courtroom of the Munich-Stadelheim correctional facility and will last 100 days until 2024.
In addition to Markus Braun, other defendants include Wirecard’s former chief financial officer, Stephan von Erffa, and Wirecard’s representative in Dubai, Oliver Bellenhaus. They are accused of accounting fraud, market manipulation, embezzlement in several cases and professional gang fraud.
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