Merkel promoted Wirecard to Chinese officials before scandal

Merkel has kept the scandal at arm's length, but now risks being drawn in.
 Foto: Stine Tidsvilde

Angela Merkel promoted Wirecard AG during a past state visit to China, the latest revelation about the government's association with the fallen German tech darling.

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