Money laundering and false invoices, seizures for 10.5 million

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Money laundering and false invoices, seizures for 10.5 million

Carabinieri and Guardia di Finanza, coordinated by the Reggio Emilia Prosecutor's Office , are carrying out a precautionary custody order in prison against five people, seven under house arrest, investigated for criminal association and for numerous hypotheses, mainly tax crimes, false invoicing, international money laundering and self-laundering. Three interdictory measures are also foreseen. More than one hundred people are under investigation between Emilia-Romagna, Calabria, Campania, Tuscany, Lazio, Lombardy, Marche and Veneto and 81 companies are involved. Fiamme Gialle and the Carabinieri are proceeding with searches and seizures worth 10.5 million . The discovered turnover is more than 30 million.

The target is an alleged organization that is believed to be contiguous to organized crime circles, aimed according to the accusations at tax fraud, undue perceptions of public resources, bankruptcy crimes and, indeed, money laundering and self-laundering.

More than one hundred searches were carried out, 251 companies used false invoices and over 350 soldiers were involved, including carabinieri and financiers, in carrying out the operation. The disqualification measures concern two accountants and an entrepreneur.

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