BARTOMEU AND RUSELL, THOSE INVOLVED
OFFICIAL: The Prosecutor's Office formalizes its complaint against FC Barcelona for the 'Negreira ca
Published:10/03/2023 - 16:12h
Updated:10/03/2023 - 16:15h
For the payments between 2016 and 2018 to the former president of the Technical Committee of Referees, Barça as a legal entity has been denounced by the Prosecutor's Office for alleged corruption crimes
The Fiscalía has presented this Friday the complaint that came announcing during this week against the FC Barcelona. This having to the club like legal person by the payments to the ex vice-president of the Technical Committee of Referees (CTA) José María Enríquez Negreira, in a complaint that has been presented in front of the Court of Instruction number 1 of Barcelona.
The indictment directs formally to the ex-president of the club Josep María Bartomeu, already was he the one who put end to the payments to Negreira by the supposed verbal reports of "advice", that extended from 2001 until the 2018, moment in which he was at the top of the entity culé. The surprise with regard to what would have filtered during this week has been that the Public Ministry also has directed his actions against the ex-president Sandro Rosell.
A name that few expected
This although there are doubts that the supposed crimes committed during the period in that it was in front of the club have prescribed, by what his inclusion could be circunstancial. The complaint finally has presented by the presumptive crimes of corruption between individuals in the sportive field, disloyal administration and falsity. Also it directs against Negreira and the exdirectivos of the club Óscar Grau and Albert Soler.
The complaint is the culmination of almost a year of an investigation afterwards that the Agency Tributaria remitted to the Fiscalía some fiscal irregularities in the company Dasnil, informed 'El País'. The information signals that the payments to the company did not seem to correspond with services sure enough loaned, by what began the research to clear the origin of this money.
It has not wanted to clear
In his statement in front of Inland revenue, Negreira affirmed that the Barça had hired his services to ensure neutral "arbitrations", that did not prejudice him in the terrain of game. The exdirigente referee's was quoted to declare also in front of the Fiscalía, but there received to his right to not declaring with the argument that it suffers alzhéimer and is not apt to be able to clear the situation.