Olaf Glaeseker, who was President Christian Wulff's spokesman until December, is under investigation for corruption. While Wulff himself is not directly implicated, the affair could reignite mistrust of Wulff's own financial dealings. German President Christian Wulff has made it clear that he intends to sit tight and wait out the scandal over his personal finances, which has been brewing for over a month. On Thursday, however, his strategy may have suffered a significant setback. Public prosecutors from Hanover, capital of the German state of Lower Saxony where Wulff was governor before he became president in 2010, asked police officials to raid the offices of Wulff's former spokesman Olaf Glaeseker. He is suspected of corruption and bribery.
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