Juventus, Lazio football clubs searched by cops

AMALIA DE SIMONE
Last updated 21:25 25/06/2013

Relevant offers

Football

Tom Fawdry saves late penalty as Tasman United hang on to draw with Wee 'Nix Recap: Western Sydney Wanderers v Newcastle Jets - A-League week 16 Eastern Suburbs pounce late to beat unlucky Hamilton Wanderers 'Is racism legal in France?': Mario Balotelli lashes crowd after monkey chants during game Coach marched as Hawke's Bay United salvage 3-3 draw with Team Wellington in tense encounter Wellington Phoenix defender Jacob Tratt's tackle leaves Brisbane Roar coach seeing red Liverpool, Tottenham drop points in English Premier League Tears flow as Chapecoense return to action in first match since November plane tragedy Chris Wood keeps finding the back of the net despite 3-2 loss against Barnsley Footballer gets unusual yellow card for 'trickery' with ball

Italian police have carried out searches of more than 30 Italian soccer clubs includes two teams listed on the stock exchange, SS Lazio and Juventus FC, judicial and police sources told Reuters.

A spokesman for Lazio had no comment, and Juventus officials did not immediately respond to phone calls.

The Naples court ordered the searches and seizures as part of an investigation into the crimes of criminal conspiracy, international tax evasion, money laundering and invoice falsification, police said.

More than 30 Italian clubs are involved, and almost 10 foreign ones, judicial sources said, and a dozen agents of both Italian and foreign players.

Ad Feedback

- Reuters

Special offers
Opinion poll

Will Burnley retain their EPL status?

Yes, they've found a winning formula

Maybe, but there’s a long way to go

No. They lack quality in certain areas

Vote Result

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content