November 27, 2021
Rome (Reuters) -Italian financial police have searched the offices of Serie A Club Juventus in Turin and Milan for documents related to player trading from 2019 to 2021, prosecutors said.
Juventus, Italy’s 36 most successful club with 36 league titles, is listed on the Milan Stock Exchange and its largest shareholder is Exor.
In a statement released late Friday, Turin prosecutor Anna Maria Lorate investigated whether senior Juventus executives falsely contacted investors and invoiced non-existent transactions. He said he was investigating.
“We are looking at some transfer operations for professional players and services provided by some agents involved in the related intermediaries,” said Lorate.
Juventus and Exor did not immediately comment when asked about the investigation by Reuters.
In September, Juventus said Italian market regulator CONSOB is investigating the profits earned from the player’s transactions.
The Italian federal prosecutor began an investigation last month on the number of football player transfers in Serie A.
(Report by Giselda Vagnoni, edited by Alexander Smith)
Italian financial police search Juventus office in player transaction survey
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