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Ondato secures $2m raise to fuel European expansion

Lithuanian identity verification company Ondato has scored $2m in seed capital to fuel its continued European growth, which has been powered by Covid-19.

German regulator boss sacked over Wirecard transactions

Head of German audit regulator Apas has been dismissed with immediate effect after disclosing that he'd been trading with Wirecard stocks when the company was being audited earlier in 2020.

InfoCert buys 16.7% stake in German identity platform Authada

InfoCert, which claims to be the biggest European Certification Authority, has acquired 16.7% of Germany-based digital identity platform Authada.

Germany to launch federal cybersecurity agency

Germany has announced that it is putting €350m ($412m) into launching a federal agency to protect the nation against digital threats.

German regulator BaFin sued by Wirecard investors

Wirecard investors are suing the German regulator BaFin for allegedly having turned a blind eye against the evidence that things weren't what they should've been at the collapsed FinTech.

Former Wirecard CEO Markus Braun arrested again for his alleged part...

Markus Braun, the former top boss at disgraced FinTech giant Wirecard, has been arrested for a second time in Munich for his alleged role in a multi-year fraud.

German prosecutors have arrested the chief executive of Wirecard’s Dubai unit...

The highly publicised collapse of Wirecard has taken another turn with German prosecutors having arrested the head of the company's Dubai-based subsidiary.

How will the Wirecard scandal affect the FinTech sector?

The collapse of Wirecard has sent shock waves through the FinTech industry, cut customers off from their money and raised some serious questions about the role of regulators.

Wirecard has gone bust after scandal saw the FinTech unable to...

FinTech Wirecard has filed for insolvency after a week of turmoil that saw it unable to account for a $2.1bn hole in its balance sheet and its former CEO being arrested on fraud allegations.

Wirecard’s former CEO Markus Braun has been arrested as BaFin faces...

Having resigned on Friday as Wirecard's CEO, Markus Braun has now been arrested on charges of inflating the company's balance sheet.
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