Amthor and the dubious US company: also barn into the twilight

After lobbying allegations had withdrawn the CDU politician Philipp Amthor, who is under public pressure only on Wednesday from the investigative Committee of t

Amthor and the dubious US company: also barn into the twilight

After lobbying allegations had withdrawn the CDU politician Philipp Amthor, who is under public pressure only on Wednesday from the investigative Committee of the Bundestag on the terrorist attack on Berlin's breitscheidplatz back. The 27-year-old Shooting Star of the Union stands in the criticism, because he had lobbied the Federal government for the dubious US company Augustus Intelligence and stock options received. The CDU politician speaks now of a error, and has terminated the secondary activity according to their own figures, in the meantime, and granted to him options returned. "I'm not for sale," says Amthor.

Scheuer met the Start-up of representatives with a large Entourage

Like the "mirror" reported on Thursday, could be involved in another Union's Top politicians in the affair. Transport Minister, Andreas Scheuer (CSU) has taken, according to the magazine, the Manager of the US Start-ups Augustus Intelligence in the summer of 2018 to a single conversation, as the Ministry confirmed. It is supposed to have a "first acquaintance" with the staff Wolfgang main and Pascal Weinberger traded. BMVI Meeting of the BMVI to the action plan, digitization, and artificial intelligence in the mobility of the 26. September 2018 in Berlin. With the company Augustus Intelligence, BMW, Bosch, Cargonex, Deutsche Bahn and Deutsche Telekom, as well as representatives of science, such as the German centre for aerospace, the Fraunhofer Institute for Open communication of research or the Technical University of Berlin.

The company, which damaged the career of Amthor straight through the lobbying affair, got an unusual Meeting in a German Ministry. Many young companies want to gain a reputation in the political environment, to seriousness, to radiate and thus to attract investors. That you are quite up in the higher regions of the, and rarely happens.

scouring device according to toll debacle is coming more and more under pressure

For scouring this story at an inopportune time – a year after the disastrous failure of the road toll, set by the 45-Year-old is already under severe pressure. The ominous Meeting is not only remarkable because Augustus Intelligence had great plans for the data analysis of face recognition software, but no specific product, but also from a second reason: The Minister of the Start-up received up with a large Entourage. The "mirror" reported that, in addition to the personal speaker of the Minister, the Department head of Digital, the head of the Department of management and communication, as well as the Ministry's spokesman has been present should be. dpa/Jens Büttner/dpa-Central image/ZBbild The CDU politician Philipp Amthor.

the Background of the discussions was the "plan of action for digitization, and artificial intelligence into mobility". For this purpose, it was two months later again in conversation with the American company from the tax haven in the state of Delaware. Also, among other things, high-calibre IT experts from BMW and Bosch, as well as scientists of the Technical University of Berlin were present, such as the Federal Ministry for transport and digital infrastructure (BMVI) has confirmed. An illustrious circle. At the request of the magazine, the Ministry of transport said that Amthor had not conveyed the conversation between Augustus Intelligence and Scheuer.

lobbying-allegations - Philip Amthor pulls back from the Amri Committee of inquiry

In a statement on Thursday evening, the transport Ministry reacted to the report saying: "The Startup 'Augustus ' Intelligence' is and is not funded by the BMVI financially."

report: Amthor had 2018, already in contact with Augustus Intelligence

at The time of the talks, 2018, the CDU member of Parliament Amthor according to research by the "mirror" is already in contact with Augustus Intelligence. You should have with the politician, according to the BMVI-Meet to drink beer in the posh hotel Adlon to meet. Amthor advertised then Minister for economic Affairs, Peter Altmaier, by letter, to take the entrepreneur from Delaware. However, the Minister apparently had no need for a call, and delegates it to the Digital competent former parliamentary state Secretary Christian a shepherd to have two Times with the Augustus Intelligence staff made. Desolate values: survey of punishing the SPD leadership Duo ab, Scholz's request, candidate for Chancellor, FOCUS Online/Wochit Desolate values: survey of punishing the SPD leadership Duo, Scholz's request, Chancellor candidate.


Date Of Update: 19 June 2020, 03:26