From the afternoon of November 26, on the order of this prosecutor’s office, the soldiers of the Guardia di Finanza are carrying out local searches at the offices of Torino e Milano of the Juventus. It can be read in a note from the Public Prosecutor’s Office at the Court of Turin. The financiers, the document continues, “have been instructed to find documentation and other useful elements relating to the corporate financial statements approved in the years from 2019 to 2021, with reference to both the purchase and sale of rights to the players’ sports performances and the regular formation of financial statements” .
It is a question of verifying the “hypothesis of the crime of false communications from listed companies and the issue of invoices for non-existent transactions, against the company top management and gods directors of the business, financial and sports management areas“. The president is therefore under investigation Andrea Agnelli, he vice, Pavel Nedved, the former sporting director Fabio Paratici (today at Tottenham). Besides them, three other people. The suspects are therefore six in all. The capital gains which Consob and Covisoc have also recently dealt with are being accused.
“To protect the financial market”, the statement continues, “the searches were started after the close of the weekly trading of the Italian Stock Exchange, where the football club is listed. The activities in progress were communicated to the National Commission for Companies and the Stock Exchange – CONSOB and to the Federal Prosecutor established at the Italian Football Federation “. The investigation was opened in May, the note reads, and is called “Prisma”. It is entrusted to a pool of Magistrates of the Economy Group, “Composed of Deputy Prosecutors Ciro Santoriello, Mario Bendoni and Deputy Attorney Marco Gianoglio, also making use of technical interception of communications”.