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Die Weld (The World) Follows Up On Fabian..Now Being Investigated for Making Porn Available To Minors

from http://investigativ.welt.de/2013/01/28/neues-aus-dem-reich-des-youporn-chefs/

Almost exactly a year ago he entered the stage – Fabian Thylmann, Internet entrepreneur from Germany the first time at a public event now 34 years old.

The native Aachener shied away from the public spotlight for years. His name was a term only to industry insiders and competitors. In January 2012 but Thylmann went voluntarily in the spotlight. The occasion: the world’s largest porn fair “Internext” in the Hard Rock Hotel in Las Vegas.

More than an hour Fabian Thylmann, head held various online porn Web sites like Brazzers or Pornhub, YouPorn, a lecture about his incredible rise from the scientist to the mighty Tycoon in the industry. Hundreds of interested listeners listened to the words of the Hoodie wearer. The appearance is still at YouTube to find.

We portrayed Thylmann and his mysterious Web of companies in September 2012 in a multi-page dossier and so extensive like no other German-language medium before.

http://www.welt.de/Politik/Deutschland/article109255611/das-porno-Imperium-ein-Deutscher-erregt-die-Welt.html

But now, Thylmann the public seems to avoid again strictly. Who reported on him, get his anger felt. With complaints he covers that the it which photographed the successful entrepreneurs, or write about his porn Empire “Manwin”.

http://investigativ.welt.de/2012/10/04/Gericht-untersagt-berichterstattung-uber-pornokonig-Ohne-uns-anzuhoren/

http://www.Spiegel.de/Spiegel/spiegelblog/porno-millionaer-Fabian-thylmann-mahnt-Spiegel-AB-a-874058.html

This could relate to that now two public prosecutors against Fabian Thylmann determine.

The public prosecutor’s Office in Cologne is interested whether he has evaded taxes in Germany. She had even briefly arrested the contractor in December and browse his villa, as well as offices in Hamburg. Bail in tens of millions, Thylmann came back to free foot shortly before Christmas.

http://investigativ.welt.de/2012/12/21/YouPorn-chef-thylmann-aus-u-Haft-entlassen/

This Saturday in the “world” we reported about the new investigation of the Prosecutor’s Office in Hamburg. It is not to tax issues, but the spread of pornography to minors.

http://www.welt.de/vermischtes/weltgeschehen/article113144082/Sexfilme-an-kinder-Ermittlungen-gegen-YouPorn.html

Not only Thylmanns German amateur sex portal “MyDirtyHobby” has been in the sights of prosecutors, but at least nine more sex sites, including the major portals like YouPorn.

Still, the company Chief is not indicted. But now there are some new developments in his company. At the Hamburg-based headquarters, “Manwin Germany GmbH”, there has been a wave of redundancies. At least 25 employees was terminated after our information within a very short time. You had to give their jobs under questionable conditions.

http://www.welt.de/Wirtschaft/article112901233/porno-Imperium-feuert-Dutzende-Mitarbeiter.html

To learn how the environment of the company is a fundamental conversion of the corporate structure currently apparently takes place. It seems as if the company would move to Ireland a large part of its offices. Hamburg as the site may soon be history, an ex-employee told us.

Conclusion four months after our first reports about Fabian Thylmann and the “Manwin”-Imperium: two German prosecutors identify against the Chief, the Hamburg branch could be resolved or emigrate to Ireland.

We stay tuned.