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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 »

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 »

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 »

The Banality of the Borussia Dortmund Bus Attack - The Atlantic

Like ​The Atlantic? Subscribe to ​The Atlantic Daily​, our free weekday email newsletter. Immediately after the bombing of the Borussia Dortmund soccer team's bus earlier this month, German police found three identical letters that seemed to support ...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 »

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 police arrest 28-year market speculator over Borussia Dortmund bus attack - Financial Times

German police have arrested a 28-year-old man suspected of carrying out the attack on the team bus of football team Borussia Dortmund last week which injured two people. Prosecutors said the suspect had been speculating in the football club's shares ...and more »

Suspected Borussia Dortmund bomber and speculator was total 'fool': analysts - MarketWatch

While there is much to be learned about the suspect who allegedly tried to blow up a bus carrying the Borussia Dortmund football team, it's fair to say he may not be the savviest speculator. Some would put it more bluntly. “He's just a fool,” said ...and more »

German-Russian suspect bombed soccer bus, then blamed Muslims, investigators say - Mic

A 28-year-old German-Russian man was charged Friday with bombing the Borussia Dortmund soccer team bus on April 11. German officials said the man aimed to profit financially from the tragedy and blame Muslims for the fallout, the Associated Press ...and more »

Suspect in Borussia Dortmund Plot Hoped to Profit Off Attack, Officials Say - New York Times

BERLIN — A 28-year-old German-Russian citizen was arrested on Friday and accused of trying to blow up the Borussia Dortmund team bus as part of a plot straight out of a James Bond movie to injure and kill the club's players, drive down its share price ...and more »