FM18 Experiment: What If Every Premier League Team Went BANKRUPT?! Part 2
The hiding top manager of the bankrupt Wirecard owns a large supply of bitcoins
Where exactly the former top manager is now remains unknown.
After Wirecard’s bankruptcy, Marsalek transferred a large amount of funds to Bitcoin.
Wirecard CEO arrested by German law enforcement in mid-June.
At the moment, according to German media, the former top manager is hiding in the west of Moscow under the supervision of the GRU.
Jan Marsalek, former top manager of bankrupt German payment provider Wirecard, is hiding in Russia with a large amount of capital in bitcoin.
This is reported by the German weekly newspaper Die Zeit.
Now, according to Die Zeit, Marsalek is hiding from persecution in the west of Moscow under the supervision of the GRU (Main Directorate of the General Staff).
Former Wirecard executive is on the run after a prominent German payment giant finds himself at the center of a scandal over a nearly € 2 billion shortage in bank accounts.
Wirecard CEO Markus Braun has been arrested by German law enforcement in a reporting scandal.
Since then, Marsalek has remained on the run.
From Russia with love
According to German media outlets, Marsalek transferred a large amount of money into bitcoin just before crossing the Estonian border with Belarus..
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However, despite the fact that Marsalek was able to escape from the persecution of German law enforcement agencies, the GRU decided to transport him to Moscow because of the ambiguous political relations between the Kremlin administration and President of Belarus Alexander Lukashenko.
How many bitcoins the former Wirecard volume manager has is still unknown.
Conflict of interests
It is noteworthy that in early June, Dr. Marcus Player from Germany was appointed as the new President of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF), who replaced Xianmin Liu from China in this position..
Thus, for the next two years, form a strategy for turnover of cryptocurrencies in the world will be it is the representative of Germany.
It is not known whether the incident with Marsalek will affect the regulation of cryptocurrencies.
Bitcoin itself, meanwhile, sank below the important moving average and the $ 9250 resistance area, which previously played the role of support.
Despite the fact that the BTC / USD pair managed to stop the decline and even make an attempt to grow, it was never able to recover above these levels.