:: Hunting the Chinese Phantom - The World's Most Dangerous Arms Dealer - or: The Powerlessness of the West ::


He is on the FBI's most wanted list with a bounty of five million dollars. He is behind many conflicts in this world. He has been hunted for almost two decades by secret services such as the CIA, NSA, MI6, Mossad, BND: The Chinese Karl Lee is considered the most dangerous man in the world. (Kiepenheuer & Witsch)


"Lucid, compelling, and vividly written". (New York Times bestselling author Luke Harding)



:: Suisse Secrets - How Bankers have hidden the Money of Tax Evaders, Torture Generals, Dictators and the Catholic Church - with the Help of Swiss Lawmakers ::


When a whistleblower leaks thousands of Credit Suisse account data, the investigative journalists Hannes Munzinger, Frederik Obermaier and Bastian Obermayer come across dictators, heads of secret services, kings, cardinals and ordinary super-rich people. While the authors - together with journalists from all over the world - prepare the publication of these abuses, they realise that Switzerland, in order to protect banking secrecy, has even restricted the freedom of the press and threatens researchers with imprisonment. And so publication there becomes even more risky. (Kiepenheuer & Witsch)


:: The Ibiza Affair - The Secret Plans of Right-wing Populists ::


In early summer 2019, Frederik Obermaier and his colleague Bastian Obermayer revealed the secret plans of leading Austrian right-wing populists. The investigation caused vice-chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache and his right hand man Johann Gudenus to resign. The book traces the rise of the two right-wing populists and reveals the whole course of the affair, which reaches its temporary climax on a dramatic weekend with the fall of the Austrian government. (Kiepenheuer&Witsch)


"Exciting like a thriller. Bitter for the reader: This is not fiction, but political reality." (Handelsblatt)


:: Kapuzenmänner - The  Ku Klux Klan in Germany ::


Hearing the name "Ku Klux Klan" many people think of burning crosses and people with flaming torches in their hands and white masks over their heads summoning the "white power". Such meetings do not only take place in America's south. In recent decades also in Germany crosses burned. This book comprehensively describes the history of the Ku Klux Klan in Germany. (dtv)


"Objectively, informative, shocking." (Stern Crime)


"A must-read!" (Deutschlandfunk)


:: Panama Papers - Breaking the Story of How the Rich and Powerful Hide Their Money ::


"Hello. This is John Doe. Interested in data? I'm happy to share" - these sentences were the beginning of the worldwide "Panama Papers"-investigations that have been published in April 2016. In this international bestseller Frederik Obermaier and his colleague Bastian Obermayer tell the story behind the leak and the revelations. They tell how they found the offshore trail leading to Vladimir Putin's inner circle, Petro Poroshenko and several other heads of state. (Kiepenheuer&Witsch // Oneworld)


"A tale of fearless and careful reporting." (Financial Times)

:: Danger in the Body - The Risky Business with our Health ::


Anyone who needs a pacemaker, an artificial joint or an insulin pump, only wants one thing: the certainty that they will feel better with this device than before. However, worldwide research reveals dangerous abuses that have been tolerated by politicians for many years. The system of medical devices plays with the trust of patients. Trust that can have fatal consequences. Even deadly ones - for all of us. (SZ-Edition)

:: Country on the Brink - State Collapse and the Threat of War in the Republic of Yemen ::


The Republic of Yemen is not a functioning state anymore. For many years the underdeveloped country in the extreme southwest of the Arabian peninsula was governed not only by longtime-president Saleh, but also by sheiks, tribes, terrorists and militias. A civil war in the north, secessionists in the south, pirates off the coast and Al-Qaeda in the country: violence occures nearly every day in the impoverished country. (Tectum)