The Argentine Justice received a d enunciation on alleged deviations of assets of the Leo Messi Foundation decided to open the case and it is expected that in the next few days a court will take it, sources confirmed Friday. Office of Economic Crime and Money Laundering (Procelac).
A person who did not reveal the name, according to EFE, sent a report by e-mail to Procelac last week, stating that "an amount of money who had joined the Foundation did not correspond to the amount of benefits provided . "
From the institution, which is part of the Public Prosecutor's Office, they pointed out that in 2016 a cause over alleged deviations and was closed for lack of evidence.
The court "tells us that it was closed, opened the case and transferred to a new court," they added from Procelac, which declined r more details on the investigation.
The footballer of FC Barcelona and captain of the Argentine national team is under the eyes of the Spanish Treasury since 2016 after he was found guilty of three crimes for having defrauded 4.1 million euros .