Wirecard Jan Marsalek suspected of financing militia groups in Libya
In an article published on 10 July on Wirecards’s chief operating officer Jan Marsalek, Sam Jones, Paul Murphy and Helen Warrell of the Financial Times reveal that Marsalek had controversial activities and interests in Libya. The report brings forward new elements to the scandal around the Wirecard financial institution, as Marsalek is suspected of having financed foreign militia groups in Libya. Research suggests connections between Marsalek and networks linked to Russia’s military intelligence directorate, the GRU. Sources indicate that Marsalek’s interest for Libya were driven by a desire to gain power and influence. Mr Marsalek, who has now vanished, is a person of interest to three western intelligence agencies, according to officials in three countries.
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