Minhotos issue statement confirming searches on their premises
The administration of SAD do Vitória issued a statement confirming "the carrying out of an inspection action, carried out by the Public Prosecutor's Office (DCIAP) and the Tax Authority (DSIFAE), at its facilities", carried out this Wednesday, confirmed the news already early by Record.
"Vitória Sport Clube, Futebol SAD also informs its total availability to collaborate with the competent authorities in the clarification of all issues that may be raised in the scope of this or any other investigation", it can also be read in the statement.
It should be recalled that the Attorney General's Office (PGR) confirmed the search for "various football clubs, their respective companies and officers, law firms and intermediary agents".
"In the investigation, professional football businesses are investigated, carried out as from 2015, and which involved actions aimed at avoiding the payment of tax benefits due to the Portuguese State, through the concealment or alteration of values and other acts inherent to these reflected in the determination of the same services ", advances PGR. "At issue are facts that are likely to integrate the practice of crimes of qualified tax fraud and money laundering. The investigation is under secrecy."
By José Miguel Machado