Portuguese police raid Benfica and Sporting offices in corruption inquiry

Benfica president Luís Filipe Vieira targeted by authoritiesSporting say allegations relate to activity between 2011-2014Police in Portugal have raided the offices of Primeira Liga clubs Benfica, Sporting and Santa Clara as part of a corruption and money laundering investigation linked to player transfers.The Portuguese general prosecutor’s office revealed that nearly 30 searches were carried out on Monday by Judicial Police and the Tax Authority under the direction of the Public Ministry. All three clubs confirmed the searches, with Benfica underlining their “total willingness to collaborate with the authorities”. Continue reading...

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