Sebastian Erb is an investigative reporter for the German newspaper taz in Berlin.

His main topics include security, extremism and the work of intelligence services, often in an international context. His research has won multiple prizes, including being named part of the "Team of the Year" in 2019, awarded by "Medium Magazin“ for an investigation about an extremist right-wing network with members in the German army and police.

Sebastian  graduated from the German School of Journalism in Munich. 

Basic information

Sebastian Erb
Security, extremism and the work of intelligence services

Supported projects

The Hunt for Gaddafi's Lost Treasure

  • Economy
  • Politics
  • Security

TRIPOLI - Before his death, Libyan dictator Muammar al-Gaddafi moved a giant fortune out of the country. It is gold, diamonds and cash worth billions of dollars – financed with revenues from the sale of oil. Although the international community has committed to returning assets stolen from autocrats, the whereabouts of much of it is unclear. And the hunt for Gaddafi's treasure is taking place in secret.