German law enforcement was held on Tuesday raided the offices of carmaker Porsche in Stuttgart and Visage, and in the two financial departments. This was announced by the Prosecutor’s office of Stuttgart.
Suspicion fell on one of the tax consultant of the auto giant. It is assumed that he received insider information from an employee of the Agency on financial supervision of enterprises, which in turn benefited from the transmission of data.
In addition, investigators believe that one of the former members of the works Council Porsche received the highest payoffs. Presumably, this can be a part of six persons, including current high-ranking employees of the company. Setting the payout amount, they may have abused office, said the Prosecutor’s office.
The searches were attended by 176 police officers. “The goal was the seizure of evidence containing documents and digital media, to check the validity of the indictment”, – stated in the message of Prosecutor’s office.