Philippines probes 57 persons of interest over Wirecard scandal
Topics: PHILIPPINES WIRECARD
The Southeast Asian nation became embroiled in the collapse of Wirecard in June, with the payments firm initially claiming it kept $2.1 billion in two Philippine banks, which the central bank and the lenders denied.
The persons of interest were included in a report sent to the National Bureau of Investigation, Mel Georgie Racela, executive director of the Philippines’ Anti-Money Laundering Council (AMLC), told a virtual news conference. ■