Germany promises to probe audit regulator's Wirecard dealings

FILE PHOTO: The headquarters of Wirecard AG, an independent provider of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions is seen in Aschheim near Munich, Germany, September 22, 2020. REUTERS/Michael Dalder/File PhotoBERLIN (Reuters) – German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier

German lawmakers demand answers over Wirecard collapse

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – German lawmakers launched a parliamentary inquiry into the collapse of payments firm Wirecard on Tuesday in an effort to force the government to reveal more about a failure to avert the country’s biggest post-war corporate fraud. The