The satirist Jan Böhmermann is causing a stir in his new program ZDF Magazin Royale.
After VW, this time he takes on Wirecard - and an authority that slept through the scandal.
Munich - Friday evening on
becomes the leading German satire bastion.
laughter in today's show, then
on ZDF Magazin Royale.
On Friday, the tough satirist buttoned up the insolvent payment service provider
For 18 minutes, Böhmermann raced through the incredible details of the “most insane business crime of the century”.
The focus: the fleeting ex-Wirecard board member
- "a man with eggs made of steel".
The Austrian didn't just bag any deals with criminals around the world or launder money, but invented billions and “brought German banking crime to a whole new level”.
Only a week earlier, Böhmermann had
and really heated it up for the carmaker in a well-received article.
The parforce ride covered the founding history of the main plant in
during the National Socialist era through a legendary press conference by the former VW boss Ferdinand Piech ("Whenever it comes to war, there are winners and losers. And I intend to to be the winner with our partners ”) to the controversial VW plant in
There are said to be 25 prisons and labor camps for re-educating the Uyghur minority within 25 kilometers of the site.
Wirecard: Jan Böhmermann dismisses Bafin
In addition to the auditors from
, who dutifully nodded all of the annual accounts for years, the Federal Financial Supervisory Authority (
) and head of the authorities
(“wearing old Jan Marsalek ties full-time”) got their fat off.
, the Bafin employees “would have preferred to
Wirecard shares in
order to make cash themselves,” joked Böhmermann.
And when the well-known British financial newspaper the
countless oddities at
, the Bafin preferred to report the FT journalists instead of dealing with the allegations.
Also, the earlier that
Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg
mentioned Böhmermann have used with relish.
Wirecard: Böhmermann website collapses
The program via the payment service provider from
caused a stir in the social networks
On YouTube alone, the program was viewed almost 500,000 times by noon on Monday (November 30).
"The pale, thin boy shaves completely through again," wrote a user on the video portal.
Everyone has to see that ”, others.
"Mann Böhmi, what would the German media landscape be without you?"
A specially set up website (www.janmarsalek007.cash) went straight to its knees on Friday evening.
There, Böhmermann, together with the
a secret list of companies and friends with whom Marsalek