After the explosives attack on the Borussia Dortmund football team, police followed leads pointing to radical Islam, far-right hooligans and leftwing activists.
In the end, their investigations led them to an entirely new category of extremism: terror fuelled by financial greed.
On Friday, German police arrested a 28-year-old German-Russian national on suspicion of having carried out the explosives attack on Dortmund’s team bus in order to collapse the club’s share price so he could profit from stock market speculation.
Sergej W is also accused of having left behind several copies of a faked letter that tried to frame the attack as an act of Islamist terror.
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