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The Borussia Dortmund bus attack may have been an attempt to manipulate the markets - Business Insider

The attack that injured one Borussia Dortmund player and led to a Champions League game being postponed earlier in April looks to have been an attempt to manipulate the stock market. The German police on Friday arrested a man on suspicion of planting ...and more »

Soccer Team Bus Bombing Was Part Of Stock Option Plot, German Prosecutors Say - NPR

German federal prosecutors say the bombing of a soccer team's bus in Dortmund, Germany, was carried out by a man apparently attempting to manipulate the team's stock for profit. The 28-year-old man has been arrested and charged with attempted murder, ...and more »

Borussia Dortmund bombs: 'Speculator' charged with bus attack - BBC News

Police in Germany have charged a man suspected of being behind an attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus. Rather than having links to radical Islamism, he was a market trader hoping to make money if the price of shares in the team fell, prosecutors ...and more »

A market-related twist to the Dortmund bombing - The Economist

WHEN three explosive devices hit a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team on April 11th, it was immediately assumed that it was another Islamist attack. Notes were found at the scene of the crime alleging that Islam was the motivation, with ...and more »

Suspect in Dortmund bus attack motivated by 'greed' rather than extremism - Washington Post

BERLIN — German police arrested a suspect Friday in the attack on a popular soccer team and described the bombing as motivated by greed rather than extremism. A special police unit near the southern city of Tübingen arrested a Russian-German national ...and more »

German soccer bomb suspect wanted to drive down share price: prosecutor - Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German police arrested a man on Friday suspected of detonating three bombs that targeted the Borussia Dortmund soccer team bus in the hope of forcing down the club's share price and making a profit on an investment, prosecutors ...and more »

Dortmund Bus Attacker Hoped to Profit From Share Slump - Bloomberg

In what seems like a plot from a James Bond movie, police arrested a man on suspicion he attacked the bus of German soccer team Borussia Dortmund GmbH last week as part of a scheme to profit from a slump in the club's share price. The 28-year-old, who ...and more »

Greed not terror said to be motive behind football bus blasts - Financial Times

It had all the hallmarks of a terror attack. The three blasts that targeted Borussia Dortmund's team bus on April 11 seemed calculated to sow panic and fear. Police quickly found three letters near the scene claiming responsibility — each laced with ...and more »

Borussia Dortmund Bus Bomb Suspect 'Wanted to Kill Players for Stock Market Gains' - Newsweek

A man accused of carrying out an attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus was a market trader who wanted to gain from fluctuations in the club's share price, according to German police. In a statement released Friday, the country's federal prosecutor ...and more »

Dortmund attack: 'A new criminal quality' - Deutsche Welle

DW: We now know that greed was the motive for the recent bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus. The perpetrator had hoped to kill as many players as possible and in turn profit from the team's plummeting share prices. Is this an exceptionally ...and more »