Milan - Dozens of Serie A and B club officials including
Adriano Galliani and Hernan Crespo have been targeted by an Italian police
investigation into alleged tax evasion and false accounting, reports in Italy
Sky sport Italia and Gazzetta dello Sport both reported that
prosecutors in Napoli had opened the investigation into tax evasion and false
accounting, while Gazzetta claimed "assets valued at around 12 million
euros" had been seized.
A series of raids were carried out by Italy's 'Guardia di
Finanza' -- an armed police force usually charged with investigating financial
and drugs crimes -- early on Tuesday morning.
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The reports claimed a total of 64 people were targeted,
including AC Milan vice-president Galliani, Napoli president Laurentiis, Lazio
president Claudio Lotito as well as players' agent Alessandro Moggi -- the son
of disgraced former Juventus official Luciano Moggi.
Modena coach Crespo, a former Argentina international who
spent most of his career in Serie A, and Paris Saint Germain player Ezequiel
Lavezzi, an Argentina international, have also been implicated say the reports.For
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