The Spanish police on Monday raided Barcelona soccer membership and arrested the membership’s CEO, Oscar Grau and Roman Gómez Ponti, the Barca’s head of authorized, in response to Cadena SER radio.
Barcelona’s former president, Josep Maria Bartomeu, and his right-hand man, Jaume Masferrer, have been additionally arrested.
They have been arrested on suspicion of “unfair administration, corruption between people and cash laundering” after paying cash in instalments to keep away from inside monetary controls.
That is coming amid the continued investigation into ‘BarcaGate’, during which Barcelona’s officers have been accused of launching a smear marketing campaign towards the present (Lionel Messi, Gerard Pique) and former gamers (Pep Guardiola and others) who have been essential of the Catalan membership and Bartomeu.
Recall that Bartomeu and his board of administrators resigned final 12 months in controversy.
Native authorities from Mossos d’Esquadra entered Barcelona’s stadium because the Blaugrana’s finance, authorized and compliance departments are investigated.
The ‘BarcaGate; scandal, which has been investigated for nearly 12 months, has lengthy been denied by Bartomeu.
Police raids Barcelona, arrests CEO Oscar Grau, Bartomeu, others