PSG, investigated for the signing of Neymar from FC Barcelona

Last Monday, Justice conducted a search at the French treasury offices in Paris within the framework of the investigation it is carrying out for the alleged tax advantages granted when the Paris Saint Germain (PSG) signed Neymar in 2017 coming from Barcelona with a record transfer.

The information site Médiapart revealed this Thursday that the registration occurred in the General Directorate of Public Finances (DGFIP) of the Ministry of Economy and Finance and was carried out by the police officers of the Central Office to Fight Corruption and Tax Fraud (Oclciff).

Other media also confirmed that judges Vincent Lemonier and Serge Tournaire were in charge of the operations, who are in charge of the investigation of this summary, which opened in September 2022.

In particular, it is about clarifying the intervention of the person who at the time of the signing was PSG’s communications director, Jean-Martial Ribes and of whom he was vice president of the National Assembly Hugues Rensonwho was a deputy from the party of the French president, Emmanuel Macron.

It is suspected, based in particular on conversations between them, that both maneuvered to obtain tax advantages when the French capital club bought Neymar to Barcelona for 222 million eurosthe most expensive signing in history.

In the intercepted messages, references are made to actions before the person who at that time held the position of Minister of Finance, who is the current Minister of the Interior, Gérald Darmanin.

2024-01-18 11:41:40
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