General Manager of Petrolul Ploiesti football club, Marius Bucuroiu, two important shareholders, brothers Daniel and Nicolae Capra and other four persons were detained on Tuesday night in a corruption file that caused over EUR 15 M prejudice. The suspects are charged with tax evasion and money laundering. Anti-corruption prosecutors say that Petrolul Ploiesti FC’ s owners would have set up a criminal group in order to favor their companies to take over and finance Ploiesti football club. They would have allegedly issued fictional papers and invoices to deduct VAT and corporation tax, Organized Crime prosecutors informed.
Previously in Tuesday, 25 searches related to this case have been conducted in Bucharest, Constanta, Prahova, Buzau, Salaj, Giurgiu and Braila.