German Car-Sharing Company Under Suspicion in Vienna for Million Euro Fraud

PeopleOther ♦ Published: October 11, 2023; 22:57 ♦ (Vindobona)

In a sensational move, police authorities in Germany and Austria have launched extensive investigations into a German car-sharing company, overshadowed by a blatant suspicion of multimillion-dollar parking fee fraud. The investigations are targeting the company's directors and involve alleged offenses such as gang crime, fraud, and document forgery.

Police are investigating potential parking fee manipulation in Germany and Austria. / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Armin Ademovic / CC BY-SA 4.0 (

The raids covered various residential and business premises in Berlin, North Rhine-Westphalia, and also in Vienna, ORF reported. The living quarters of the two Berlin-based managing directors and the company headquarters of the car-sharing provider in the German capital were also targeted in the searches. In addition to…