Oliver Schroem

editor-in-chief Correctiv

Oliver Schröm is editor-in-chief and co-founder of the German investigative non-profit newsroom CORRECTIV. He authored ten investigative books, including bestsellers on scandals in intelligence, politics and healthcare. In his 36-year career as a journalist, he revealed spies, terror cells and neo-Nazi networks as well as betting fraud in professional football or the connection of a famous German rapper to organized crime. He has received several awards for his research. In 2010, he established the investigative unit of stern magazine and was its head until he moved on to Panorama, the investigative news show of the public broadcasting company ARD/NDR. In 2018, after joining CORRECTIV, he initiated and directed the CumEx-Files, a collaboration of 19 media in 12 countries that uncovered the biggest tax fraud in European history. In connection with his revelations about CumEx fraud, he is now in the focus of public prosecutors in Germany and Switzerland. They accuse him of economic espionage.

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