Leo Müller (journalist)

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Leo A. Müller (* 1959 ) is a Swiss business journalist and author .


Leo Müller studied political science in Vienna and Mainz. He has been working as a freelance journalist since 1980. He was an investigative television reporter for WDR and stern TV , then an editor for the weekly magazine Stern and the business newspaper Cash . At Stern , he was jointly responsible for political revelations about Uwe Barschel , Jürgen Möllemann , the drawer affair and the Stasi murders as well as illegal arms exports. He worked as a correspondent for Gruner + Jahr for the business magazine Capital and for the Financial Times Deutschland . From 2010 to April 2017 he was an author for the Swiss business magazine Bilanz . Since May 2017 he has been a delegate of the board of directors of the newly founded, investigative consultancy Family Assets Control AG , based in Zug, Switzerland.

Müller wrote several bestseller books on financial topics. He is a lecturer in the Economic Crime Investigation course at the Lucerne University of Applied Sciences . He lives with his family near Zurich .


  • Arms export - a campaign is born. Farin & Zwingmann publishing house 1983.
  • with Helmut Lorscheid : alias Schiller: the German patriots of Lyndon LaRouche , Rowohlt 1986.
  • Subject: Amnesty international , CH Beck 1989.
  • Republicans, NPD, DVU, List D ... , Lamuv Verlag 1989.
  • with Kurt Weichler: The field of leisure time: the key to the animated professions , Rowohlt 1990.
  • with Peter Ködderitzsch: Right-wing extremism in the GDR , Lamuv Verlag 1990.
  • Gladio - the legacy of the cold war: the NATO secret society and its German predecessor , Reinbek 1991.
  • Crime scene Zurich. Insights into the shadowy world of international financial crime. Econ Verlag, Berlin 2006, ISBN 3-430-16908-9 .
  • Ackermann's world. A factual report. Rowohlt Verlag, Reinbek near Hamburg 2006, ISBN 3-498-04505-9 .
  • with Michael Mueller, Rudolf Lambrecht, Peter F. Müller: The Barschel case : a deadly double game. Propylaen Verlag, Berlin 2007, ISBN 978-3-549-07325-4 .
  • Bank robbers. How criminal managers and incompetent politicians drive us to ruin. Econ Verlag, Berlin 2010, ISBN 978-3-430-20092-9 .
  • Insured, betrayed, sold: How insurance companies handle our money. Econ Verlag, Berlin 2015, ISBN 978-3-430-20176-6 .

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Individual evidence

  1. a b c Invitation to the ACFE Luncheon. In: acfe.ch of April 14, 2011, accessed on April 26, 2011 (PDF file; 34 kB)
  2. Leo Müller . In: Perlentaucher , accessed April 26, 2012
  3. Commercial Register of the Canton of Zug, Daily Register No. 5984 of May 10, 2017; Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, June 11, 2017
  4. Leo Müller (with photo) In: Ullstein Buchverlag , accessed on April 5, 2017.
  5. gso.gbv.de