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EY’s chairman expressed ‘regret’ that German fintech Wirecard’s fraudulent practices were ‘not uncovered sooner’

EY’s global chairman has expressed “regret” that the accounting firm did not uncover Wirecard’s fraudulent practices sooner, according to a Financial Times report. Amid backlash over EY’s failure to unmask the insolvent group’s $US2 billion accounting fraud, chairman Carmine Di Sibio wrote to clients pledging to raise the bar on […]
EY’s chairman expressed ‘regret’ that German fintech Wirecard’s fraudulent practices were ‘not uncovered sooner’
Markets

Scandal-ridden Wirecard’s extraordinary rise and fall will be turned into a documentary charting its $2 billion accounting fraud saga

Wirecard’s accounting fraud that led to its recent downfall will be turned into a documentary, a German media company announced on Thursday. The fintech’s extraordinary rise and fall represents one of Germany’s biggest economic scandals, but the story is incomplete since much about what actually happened is still unknown. The […]
Scandal-ridden Wirecard’s extraordinary rise and fall will be turned into a documentary charting its $2 billion accounting fraud saga
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23 questions we have heading into the final season of Netflix’s ‘Dark’

Warning: Major spoilers ahead for season two of “Dark.” The second season of Netflix’s German series answered many of our questions from season one, but introduced new mysteries. Keep reading to see our full list of questions we hope the third and final season of “Dark” will answer. Visit Insider’s […]
23 questions we have heading into the final season of Netflix’s ‘Dark’
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Netflix’s binge-worthy German series ‘Dark’ defaults to dubbing, but you should watch it with subtitles if you can. Here’s how to fix your settings.

“Dark” is Netflix’s first German series, b ut in the US it will autoplay with dubbed English audio. Watching the original German version with English subtitles is a much better experience for those able to read captions. You can change the audio settings on Netflix to several captioned languages including […]
Netflix’s binge-worthy German series ‘Dark’ defaults to dubbing, but you should watch it with subtitles if you can. Here’s how to fix your settings.
Markets

Wesfarmers has just sold Kmart Tyre and Auto Service to a German company

Wesfarmers is selling Kmart Tyre & Auto Service for $350 million. The deal is part of a series of divestments for Wesfarmers. The mechanic workshops business is being bought by German automotive manufacturer Continental AG. Wesfarmers has sold Kmart Tyre & Auto Service (KTAS) to German automotive manufacturer Continental AG […]
Wesfarmers has just sold Kmart Tyre and Auto Service to a German company
Lifestyle

Here are the most common ancestries in every US state

Americans come from everywhere, and every family has a story about where they come from. Self-reported ancestries in America include Italian, German, and Mexican heritage. Using Census Bureau data assembled by the Minnesota Population Center, we found the most common self-reported ancestry in every state. Americans come from all over […]
Here are the most common ancestries in every US state
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A missile misfired and scorched the deck of a German navy frigate

A missile fired by German navy frigate Sachsen earlier this month failed to exit the tube, scorching the deck. Two crew members were injured, and the ship has returned to homeport. The German military has had a number of issues in recent years, including equipment shortages and failures. A missile […]
A missile misfired and scorched the deck of a German navy frigate