Maxi tax evasion, Brescia entrepreneur under investigation for bankruptcy

The Guardia di Finanza of Verona has carried out a preventive seizure decree aimed at confiscating more than that € 8.7 million towards a company operating in the wholesale sale of ferrous scrapbankrupt in October 2019 and suspected of having committed tax evasion with invoices for non-existent transactions for over 11 million.

The provision was issued by the Judge for preliminary investigations of the Court of Verona at the request of the Public Prosecutor and concerns bank liquidity and other assets attributable to two people.

Towards thedirector of the company, a 61-year-old from Brescia under investigation for fraudulent bankruptcy, fraudulent declaration through invoices for non-existent operations and aggravated fraud to obtain public funds, the Fiamme Gialle have seized assets for a value of over 5.7 million; a 39-year-old Romanian, under investigation for the same crimes and for issuing invoices for non-existent operations and self-laundering, assets for almost 3 million were seized.

From the investigations of the Veronese Yellow Flames, in collaboration with the Croatian and Hungarian authorities, it emerged that the two suspects would have distracted about 3 million euros obtained from a loan disbursed by Mediocredito, guaranteed by the State through the Guarantee Fund for small and medium-sized enterprises. All this by simulating the payment of false invoices issued for a never-before-happened sale of machinery by a Croatian company, also used for the fictitious sale of ferrous scrap. The financing file had been prepared using a false business plandesigned ad hoc to give credibility to the operation and to reassure credit institutions on the correct use of the sum, in reality never returned but immediately transferred to a Hungarian current account attributable to the Romanian suspect.

These has therefore implemented international money laundering, through financial transactions in favor of companies based in China, Hong Kong and Serbia for over 6 million. Finally, a simulated sale of a real estate complex was discovered, for over 4.3 million euros, by an Abruzzo company where the falsely purchased machinery was to be placed, through the sale of shareholdings of a startup operating in the renewable energy sector , devoid of any economic-patrimonial consistency.