The Wirecard cybercrime case is developing more and more of a lethal scandal for the auditor EY. Over the years, EY may have systematically failed to ask critical questions and to carry out proper auditing activities. For years, unqualified audit opinions were issued and fueled the Wirecard hype. Such an unqualified audit opinion was apparently also planned for 2019, despite the many publicly known facts and despite the KPMG report already available. This was disclosed to the Financial Times by a whistleblower.
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In our European edition of FinTelegram News, today published a further analysis of the results of the KPMG special audit report. It is currently no longer a secret in the Fintech and financial scene that Wirecard, which is listed on the German DAX, has a serious problem with the not even very critical KPMG report. From the point of view of our FinTelegram Research Team as well as from the point of view of the investor protectors of the European Funds Recovery Initiative (EFRI), it is clear on the basis of the findings of the KPMG report that Wirecard has not properly fulfilled its KYC/AML obligations.
Felix Holtermann and Christian Schnell of the German Handelsblatt reported on the money-laundering report filed against Wirecard by the European Funds Recovery Initiative (EFRI). In a detailed article titled “The past catches up with Wirecard” the background of the global scam industry and the respective involvement of payment processors is explained.