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The Resource Money men, Dan McCrum

Money men, Dan McCrum

Label
Money men
Title
Money men
Statement of responsibility
Dan McCrum
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the stranger-than-fiction story of Wirecard, once a thrity billion tech darling, now a smouldering wreck, by the journalist who brought it crashing down, for lovers of Bad Blood and The Billion Dollar Whale. When investigative journalist Dan McCrum first came across Wirecard, the hot new tech company that looked poised to challenge Silicon Valley, it all looked a little too good to be true- offices were sprouting up all over the world, they were reporting runaway growth and the CEO even wore a black turtleneck in tribute to Steve Jobs (or perhaps Elizabeth Holmes). In the space of a few short years, the company had come from nowhere to overtake industry giants like Commerzbank and Deutsche Bank on the stock market. As McCrum began to dig deeper, he encountered a story stranger and more compelling than he could have imagined- a world of short sellers and whistleblowers, pornographers and private militias, hackers and spies. Before long he realised that he wasn't the only one in pursuit. Shadowy figures were following him through the streets of London, high-flying lawyers were sending ominous letters to his boss, and he even received a criminal complaint from financial regulators. Now the race was on to prove his suspicions and clear his name. This is the rivetting inside story of the Wirecard fraud, a multi-billion-dollar house of cards that turned Germany's biggest new tech darling into an international investigation. Uncovering fake bank accounts, fake offices, fake journalists, a fake kidnapping and possibly even a fake death, McCrum offers a searing expose that will finally reveal the trut
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
QBOO
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
McCrum, Dan
Dewey number
364.163
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCrum, Dan
  • Wirecard (Firm)
  • Wirecard (Firm)
  • Journalists
  • Investigative reporting
  • Financial services industry
  • Information services industry
  • Computer industry
  • Business enterprises
  • Fraud
  • Criminal investigation
  • Suspects (Criminal investigation)
  • Journalists
  • New business enterprises
  • Financial services industry
  • Fraud
Target audience
general
Label
Money men, Dan McCrum
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "The FT journalist who brought down Wirecard"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000071543870
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
326 pages.
Isbn
9781787635050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1312325527
Label
Money men, Dan McCrum
Publication
Note
  • Includes index
  • "The FT journalist who brought down Wirecard"--Cover
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Control code
000071543870
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
326 pages.
Isbn
9781787635050
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1312325527

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