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Santander’s payments FinTech PagoNxt to expand in 30 countries

Santander, the euro zone’s second-largest bank by market value, has said its payment FinTechunit, PagoNxt, would start to serve customers in 30 countries in Europe under the ...

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Germany promises to probe audit regulator’s Wirecard dealings

Germany has promised to research after the head of the body that regulates auditors told lawmakers he’d traded in Wirecard shares weeks before the payment services business c...

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Wirecard’s tech assets and platform bought by Banco Santander

Wirecard’s insolvency administrator Michael Jaffe on Monday said the payment system provider’s technology platform had been sold to Spain’s Banco Santander.

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Singapore tells Wirecard to cease services and return customer funds

Singapore’s central bank on Wednesday led embattled German obligations company Wirecard to cease providing services at the city state and reunite all clients’ funds.

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Wirecard lays off more than half of remaining German staff

The infamous German FinTech Wirecard has let go more than half of its remaining staff in Germany and terminated the contracts of its management board members, its bankruptcy admini...

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Wirecard: The rise and fall of the German FinTech

German FinTech business Wirecard collapsed back in June when its auditor EY refused to sign off on the 2019 financial accounts, following months of investigation into missing money...

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Prosecutors arrest three in suspected Wirecard criminal racket

Prosecutors have arrested three former executives of German FinTech Wirecard, saying it suspected them of masterminding a criminal racket to fake the company’s financial acco...

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German prosecutors open Wirecard money laundering probe

German state prosecutors are investigating individuals at Wirecard for suspected money laundering, adding to probes into alleged fraud, balance falsification and market manipulatio...

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Germany passes the buck on Wirecard scandal

Germany’s accountancy watchdog has denied blame for failing to spot problems at collapsed payments firm Wirecard, the latest in a string of agencies to shirk responsibility f...

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German watchdog chief calls Wirecard scandal a ‘massive criminal act’

The head of Germany’s financial watchdog has called the accounting scandal at Wirecard “a massive criminal act”, while the country’s premier financial insti...

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Source: Germany missed chances to put Wirecard on watchlist

German regulators twice looked into tightening the supervision of collapsed FinTech business Wirecard and discussed it with the German and European central banks but no action was ...

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Philippines promises ‘thorough’ probe of Wirecard

The Philippines’ anti-money laundering agency has said it would conduct a “swift and thorough” investigation into scandal-hit German payments firm Wirecard AG and...

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Wirecard collapse leads to call for German parliamentary inquiry

Germany’s opposition has called for a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of payments firm Wirecard after a global fraud that left a gaping hole in its books went undisco...

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British FinTech’s forced to suspend services after Wirecard collapse

Customers of several UK digital finance companies were unable to make payments or access their money on Friday after the collapse of German payments firm Wirecard caused disruption...

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Former CEO of Wirecard arrested as creditors hunt lost billions

Wirecard’s former boss has been arrested on suspicion of falsifying its accounts, after the German payments firm disclosed a $2.1 billion financial hole and questioned whethe...

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