Πόσες φορές δεν έχουμε ακούσει ότι πρεπει επιτέλους γίνουμε ευρωπαίοι, να εκπολιτιστούμε και να λειτουργήσουν οι θεσμοί κλπ κλπ κλπ
Πόσες φορές δεν έχουμε ακούσει να εκθειάζονται μεγάλες ευρωπαικές χώρες όπως η Γερμανία που ηγείται και ελέγχει ουσιαστικά την ΕΕ καθορίζοντας πολιτικές περί τάχα αδιάφθορων γερμανών δουλευταράδων και λοιπά
Ας δούμε την πραγματικότητα μέσω από άρθρα που αποδίδουν την πραγματικότητα
Ας δούμε τον αδιάφθορο κύριο Σοιμπλε τον πρώην μεγάλο οικονομολόγο που κουνάει το δάκτυλο σε όλους
Το κόμμα του και ο ίδιος παραιτήθηκαν όταν ξέσπασε τεράστιο σκάνδαλο διαφθοράς αφού ο πολύς κύριος Σοιμπλε χρηματίστηκε με 100 χιλιάδες μάρκα τοις μετρητοίς
SCANDAL SINKS SCHAUBLE
BY STEFAN THEIL ON 2/27/00 AT 7:00 PM
«Then last month Schauble was forced to admit that he had personally accepted a 100,000 Deutsche mark donation from Schreiber–in cash»
Μέχρι και την τελευταία στιγμή ο πολύς κύριος Σοιμπλε αρνείτο
German opposition leader quits over funding scandal
Η Ντοιτς Μπανκ είναι η μεγαλύτερη τράπεζα της Ευρώπης και μέσα στις 5 μεγαλύτερες του κόσμου
Η πλέον διεφθαρμένη τράπεζα της ευρώπης αφού ουσιαστικά ξέπλυνε 10 ΔΙΣ ευρώ από την ρωσία και της επιβλήθηκε πρόστιμο ύψους 630 εκατομμυρίων δολαρίων
Deutsche Bank has been fined more than $630m (£506m) for failing to prevent $10bn of Russian money laundering and exposing the UK financial system to the risk of financial crime.
Deutsche Bank’s $10-Billion Scandal
How a scheme to help Russians secretly funnel money offshore unravelled.
Πάμε σε μια άλλη τεράστια γερμανική εταιρία, την siemens η οποία παραδέχθηκε ότι έδινε μίζες σε όλα τα ελληνικά κόμματα τα οποία τις έδιναν όλες τις προσφορές καθώς και πολλές άλλες γερμανικές εταιρίες
Complicit in Corruption
How German Companies Bribed Their Way to Greek Deals
Greece’s rampant corruption is one of the reasons why the country’s economy is in such a mess. German companies have taken advantage of the system for years in order to secure lucrative deals.
Το 2008 πλήρωσε 1.6 ΔΙΣ δολάρια για να διευθετήσει δωροδοκίες σε αμερικανικούς θεσμούς
Siemens to Pay $1.6 Billion to Settle Bribery Cases
Acting U.S. Assistant Attorney General Matthew Friedrich announces Siemens pleaded guilty to corruption. (By Chip Somodevilla — Getty Images)
By Cary O’Reilly and Karin Matussek
Tuesday, December 16, 2008
Siemens AG, Europe’s largest engineering company, pleaded guilty to violating U.S. anti-corruption laws and will pay $1.6 billion to settle bribery inquiries in the United States and Germany.
WASHINGTON — Siemens, the German engineering giant, agreed Monday to pay a record total of $1.6 billion to American and European authorities to settle charges that it routinely used bribes and slush funds to secure huge public works contracts around the world.
The company also pleaded guilty in federal court in Washington to charges that it violated a 1977 law banning the use of corrupt practices in foreign business dealings.
και πάμε στην άλλη μεγάλη εταιρεία την βολκςβαγκεν μια εταιρία με ιστορία στα σκάνδαλα
Volkswagen: a history of scandals
Past problems over fraud and bribery have failed to dent image
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Volkswagen has been caught up in several corporate scandals over the past quarter century, but none had the potential to taint the German carmaker’s products.
In March that year, the company shocked the markets by announcing it was taking a 480m Deutsche mark provision, equivalent to £160m, to cover losses it incurred as the victim of a foreign exchange fraud — almost halving its annual profits.
This scandal, which led to an international manhunt for the fraudsters, caused VW shares to plunge almost a third and forced the German government to postpone plans to sell a 16 per cent stake in the carmaker. The government had planned to use proceeds from the stake to help finance the nation’s budget deficit.
After a seven-month search, FBI agents arrested a foreign exchange broker from Frankfurt wanted in connection with the fraud, having tracked him to an apartment in Hollywood.
State prosecutors opened an investigation into allegations of bribery involving a senior VW executive — a case that quickly became known as the perks and prostitution scandal.
Peter Hartz, personnel director of the carmaker at the time, was eventually given a two-year suspended sentence in 2007 for breach of trust over his role in a bribery scheme. It involved payments to members of the company’s powerful works council, who were also entertained on lavish all expenses paid foreign trips, which included sex parties with prostitutes.
Mr Hartz was a close friend and adviser to Gerhard Schröder, the former chancellor.
In the same year, VW was also caught up in a corruption scandal in India when a senior executive promised to build a factory in the Andhra Pradesh state in return for a €2m payment.
Volkswagen was embroiled in a wider auto industry corruption scandal after executives at some carmakers were accused of taking bribes from suppliers.
This scandal led to the resignation of the executive chairman of Faurecia, a French automotive components maker, after Bernd Pischetsrieder, VW chief executive at the time, threatened to sever ties with the company.
Porsche headquarters were raided as part of an investigation into alleged market manipulation by the company’s executives during a failed takeover of VW that dated back to 2005.
Porsche built a stake in its much-larger rival by using a contentious options strategy, which distorted the price of VW’s ordinary shares over a four-year period.
In the end, the takeover attempt failed and almost bankrupted Porsche — forcing the smaller sports car maker to agree to a merger with VW.
Record US fine ends Siemens bribery scandal
Six Volkswagen executives charged with fraud over emissions cheating
VW ordered by US government to pay $4.3bn penalty, with carmaker’s former staff accused of running near decade-long conspiracy
Six former Volkswagen executives are being charged over their alleged roles in the 2015 emissions scandal, as the company admits liability and is ordered to pay a record $4.3bn (£3.5bn) penalty, US officials have said