Here's the full sentence:

Am ersten April 2018 erschien als Aprilscherz ein Blog-Post auf dem offiziellen NewPipe-Blog, der ankündigte, dass die App bald auch im Playstore erhältlich sein würde, aufgrund einer Einigung mit Google mit geheimen finanziellen Details.

I understand that "aufgrund" leads genitive, but "mit" leads dative. But shouldn't "Detail" follow "mit", which is closer?

Source: https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/NewPipe

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    Sorry, but I don't understand your question. Details is not in genitive but in dative. Einer Einigung is genitive. – Olafant Nov 4 '20 at 4:38
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    The confusion probably comes from Details being plural and therefore looking the same as the genitive singular form. – ad42 Nov 4 '20 at 7:14

You're right in that "mit" leads dative, but "geheimen finanziellen Details" is dative plural here, not genitive.

While the expression "geheimen finanziellen Details" itself is ambiguous (it could be genitive singular or dative plural), the genitive singular of "geheimes finanzielles Detail" would need an article.

Genitive singular, for example with "aufgrund" or "wegen" would be:

eines geheimen finanziellen Details


des geheimen finanziellen Details

  • All my bad. I thought Detail's plural would be Detailen. Weirdly, it isn't in my dictionary. – zyc Nov 5 '20 at 5:22

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