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Episode Info: “Oh, what a tangled web we weave when first we practice to deceive”, said Sir Walter Scott, and how right he was!  Billions are missing from Wirecard’s coffers, and no one knows yet where it went, but there are many ideas. Wirecard has taken part in what the head of Germany's financial watchdog calls "a massive criminal act". So, what happened, and more importantly, how did their auditing firm, Ernst & Young (EY), not catch this earlier? And do not forget, EY lost a million of other people’s money in BTC during another ‘work episode’ https://www.coindesk.com/quadriga-inadvertently-sent-btc-to-dead-ceos-cold-wallet-ey-report. How come EY cannot seem to stop dropping the ball?  Olaf Scholz, Germany’s finance minister, defended his handling of the Wirecard scandal by blaming EY, Wirecard’s long-standing auditors. Regardless, some ex-Wirecard staff has been arrested, and some others are on the run, but more importantly, certain Wirecard operations will resume with relaxed restrictions, such as the UK subsidiary. Hm. German authorities have asked Russian officials for help to arrest Jan Marsalek, the former Wirecard AG executive who is apparently hiding somewhere in Russia after he converted a cache of money to BTC and sent it there.   Join me, Aviva Õunap, host of Crypto and Blockchain Talk, and Ben Jessel, Forbes.com journalist as we have a look at Wirecard, EY, and possibly, allegedly, one of the biggest scams of all time. There is an excellent timeline published here: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/business/the-rise-and-fall-of-wirecard-12976930, Tune in to CryptoAndBlockchainTalk.com, the podcast that makes you smarter about the worlds of blockchain and cryptocurrency, and everything in between. It is our mission to interview the brightest stars in this space, bringing them straight to your ears for your listening pleasure, and best of all, for free! In addition, all interviews are streamed on Crypto24Radio.com, bringing you the latest news on all things blockchain and crypto-related all day, every day - plus music! So stay tuned and enjoy. We LOVE having you as our listener, and friend! SUBSCRIBE to our social channels and never miss an episode: SPOTIFY   iTunes   Stitcher   Soundcloud   Google Play Music   Tunein   Castbox   Podchaser   Pocket Casts   Overcast   iHeartRadio   PlayerFM   YouTube   Acast   Podnews   Castbox   Poddtoppen   Feedspot   Kimcoin   PodBean   Chartable  LISTEN NOTES  PodParadise  Bullhorn  ___________________________ Do you want us to talk about your project or company? Email us: education@saviidigital.com ...
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