Italy’s financial military have filed reports about probable questionable activity per a sale of a AC Milan soccer bar by Silvio Berlusconi’s investment association to a Chinese businessman final year, according to dual people informed with a matter.
The filings by Italy’s Guardia di Finanza were sent to a Milan prosecutor’s bureau in December, pronounced one of a people, who couldn’t be identified since a reports haven’t been done public. They didn’t elaborate on a information in a documents, that are a outcome of slight Bank of Italy and financial military reviews of cross-border transactions. The prosecutor’s bureau afterwards determines either a grave review should be opened.
Milan Chief Prosecutor Francesco Greco pronounced that “there are no penal procedures underneath approach on a sale of AC Milan,” news organisation Ansa reported Jan. 13.
A Guardia di Finanza mouthpiece declined to criticism when contacted Monday by Bloomberg News. A deputy for a Berlusconi family investment company, Fininvest SpA, had no criticism on a emanate Monday.
On Saturday, Italian daily La Stampa pronounced prosecutors are looking into either a bar used a sale to censor unlawful money flows. The organisation was sole to a organisation of Chinese investors including Haixia Capital and Yonghong Li for 740 million euros ($907 million), including about 220 million euros of debt, Fininvest pronounced during a time.
Berlusconi’s lawyer, Niccolo Ghedini, also denied a examine reports in La Stampa and Il Secolo XIX on Jan. 13, citing them as illogical and defamatory. “The forgery done currently by dual newspapers — La Stampa and Il Secolo XIX — leaves us irritable and dismayed for a severity,” Fininvest Chairman Marina Berlusconi pronounced in a apart matter Saturday. During a negotiations for a sale of AC Milan, Fininvest behaved with a “utmost clarity and correctness,” Berlusconi said.
— With assistance by Chiara Albanese, and Sergio Di Pasquale