Embassy of Austria in Russia has no data about the ex-Manager Wirecard

Embassy of Austria in Russia do not have any information about the whereabouts of the former top Manager of the German FINTECH company, Wirecard, an Austrian citizen, Jan Marsalek whom they are seeking in connection with suspicions in financial frauds, has informed RIA of news in Embassy of the country.

"The Embassy has no such information", - said the Agency in response to the question, is Marsalek in Russia.

Saturday magazine Spiegel wrote that Marsalek allegedly entered the territory of Belarus. The publication claims that Minsk Marsalek arrived in Tallinn on a Charter flight, but later he decided to move to Russia.

The German newspaper Handelsblatt, citing sources in the structures, the justice system and diplomatic circles said on Sunday that Marsalek is near Moscow. According to the newspaper, Marsalek supposedly "under control" of the security services delivered to Russia. According to the newspaper, before he moved to Russia a considerable amount "in the form of bitcoins", which led from Dubai, where Wirecard has conducted questionable transactions.

Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov said that the Kremlin did not know about the "relocation" Marsalek in Russia. The Ministry of internal Affairs of Austria has informed RIA Novosti news Agency that collects information on the case Marsalek, who is an Austrian citizen.

A major financial scandal erupted in Germany in June, when one of the leaders of the German it market, the company Wirecard, withdrew financial report for the year 2019 after the auditors have recorded in its accounts a cash deficit of 1.9 billion euros. Against this background, the head of the company Marcus brown resigned. He was later arrested, but later released on bail, the suspect in an artificial increase in the balance of through Wirecard the imaginary income from transactions, to represent the company more prosperous and attractive to investors and customers.