Raiola rejected any claims of tax fraud
Transfer guru Mino Raiola is currently under investigation for illegal financial dealings. Reporting the news was newspaper Il Fatto Quotidiano, who detailed that the Dutch tax authorities are leading these investigations.
Besides Raiola, his clients may be also induced in the investigations. Among those, there are renowned players Gianluigi Donnarumma, Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Above all, the newspaper reported that the main purpose of the investigation is to check the transactions involved in the transfers that the agent oversaw between 2014 and 2017. These also include the multi-million transfers of Pogba and Lukaku among others. Moreover, these investigations will also ensure that there were no illegalities that would have saw a financial benefit for the parties involved. In the spotlight of investigators is the firm Maguire Tax and Legal which works in Amsterdam and which many Raiola clients use to keep their accounts in order.
Raiola has already responded to these claims. In fact he was firm in his response that he always obeyed the law. Also, he distanced himself from the mentioned firm and said that he never obliged his players to use this company.
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