In one of many Serie A crises at the moment, Inter are under investigation for financial irregularities. And as part of the scrutinization, the Milan Public Prosecutor’s Office raided the Italian club’s office on Tuesday.
It seems Inter Milan acquired documents amid accusations of false accounting against unknown persons encompassing a two-year period between 2017-19.
“As part of investigative activities coordinated by the prosecutor,” said deputy prosecutor Maurizio Romanelli, “the financiers of the economic-financial police unit of the Milan financial police carried out documentary investigations at the offices of FC Internazionale Milano spa and of the Lega Nazionale, Serie A professionals.”
Acting prosecutor Riccardo Targetti added: “The ongoing activities are aimed at acquiring documentation relating to the transfer by Inter of the registration rights of certain players for the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 financial years in order to verify the regularity of the accounting of the related capital gains.”
Inter Are Under Investigation for Financial Irregularities
Shortly after news broke of the investigation, Inter released a statement of their own. And the defending Serie A champions said that the club has provided authorities with all relevant information.
“FC Internazionale Milano confirms that it has provided the required documentation relating to the disposals of certain players in the 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 seasons,” the club said.
“The request was received by the Milan Public Prosecutor’s Office to verify the regular accounting of the related capital gains.”
“The company’s financial statements are drawn up in compliance with the most rigorous accounting principles,” their club statement finally concluded.
“No Inter cardholder is under investigation. No objections have been formalized. As stated in the statement from the Prosecutor, these are preliminary investigations.”