Irish Times: Missing Wirecard executive could be Austrian spy, prosecutors say

A press review featuring Fabio De Masi

Oct 30th, 2020

"German authorities say a missing Wirecard manager, who vanished just as the digital payments company collapsed, may be an informer for Austria’s intelligence agency. (...)

While the worldwide hunt continues for the fugitive 40 year-old executive, German prosecutors have told Bundestag MPs there is evidence that Mr Marsalek, who was in charge of all Wirecard operational business, was a source for Austria’s BVT intelligence agency. 

Opposition MP Fabio De Masi, whose question prompted the response, suggested the claim tests the German-Austrian relationship and requires clarification. (...)"