So far there has only been speculation, now the Bremen public prosecutor has presented the first evidence in the Markus Anfang case.
The investigations have shown that the information in the vaccination certificate of the former SV Werder Bremen coach is incorrect.
is now represented by a lawyer - and he has already asked to inspect the files.
As expected, an investigation was also initiated
against the initial assistant coach
on Monday afternoon.
For organizational reasons that was no longer possible on Friday.
As at the beginning of Friday evening, Junge had announced his resignation.
For both of them, the
ended after just a few months, and their contracts were terminated.
Vaccination scandal at SV Werder Bremen: Evidence against former coach Markus Anfang is overwhelming
From a legal point of view, however, the story is just getting started.
The evidence against
According to the vaccination certificate, both vaccinations of the 47-year-old ex-trainer from
are said to
have been carried out in the Cologne vaccination center.
But the beginning definitely didn't get any spades there.
"The North Rhine
National Association of Statutory Health Insurance Physicians
, which is responsible for the Cologne vaccination center, has informed us that no data from Mr. Anfang has been recorded in the IT system," said
Public Prosecutor Frank Passade when
In addition, the batch number of the first vaccination was never vaccinated and the number of the second vaccination did not match the date entered in the initial vaccination certificate.
Therefore, the public prosecutor assumes a forgery of the vaccination card.
The date entries for the vaccinations also speak for this. According to "Spiegel" information, the first spade should have taken place on April 20 - in Cologne, mind you. But that day,
Markus Anfang was
in Würzburg with his then Club Darmstadt 98 and celebrated a 3-1 victory. Contrary to initial indications, the second vaccination should not have been given in July - as reported by the DeichStube - but on June 1st. Either way, that doesn't fit at all with the initial statements shortly after he started working at
At that time, the new coach had stated that he had not yet been vaccinated.
In August, the ex-professional was still considered unvaccinated and even had to be briefly quarantined because a player had tested positive.
An employee of the health department probably remembered this when he checked all of the green and white vaccinations in the course of the latest Corona case at Werder (Marco Friedl).
In the meantime, the beginning also had one, albeit with false information that came out of it.
And the health department noticed something else strange, according to "Spiegel".
Initially, the vaccination card contained the category "Covid-19".
But these forms did not even exist at the time of the first vaccination.
Vaccination fraud at Werder Bremen: What punishment does ex-coach Markus Anfang face?
himself has not yet been heard. As a rule, after inspecting the files, lawyers decide whether to let their mandate testify. As a suspect, Anfang is not obliged to do so. It remains to be seen whether there will be an indictment and then a main hearing. In the case of an admission of guilt, there is also the option of discontinuing the proceedings in return for a payment. A penalty order with a fine and a suspended sentence is also possible. Both would
SV Werder Bremen
coach from going to
court. (kni) Read also: Interim coach Danijel Zenkovic tested positive for Corona - Werder Bremen are running out of coaches!
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