MUNICH Feb 23 German financial watchdog Bafin
said on Thursday it had asked public prosecutors to investigate
possible market manipulation in connection with shares in German
payment processor Wirecard.
"We have in the meantime concluded our investigation from
2016 and have filed a complaint with public prosecutors in
Munich," a spokeswoman for Bafin said in a e-mailed statement.
The stock took a beating last year when previously unknown
Zatarra Research accused the German company of misleading
accounting and fraud, charges that the company has strongly
(Reporting by Joern Poltz; Writing by Maria Sheahan; Editing by
Harro ten Wolde)