Ex-Barcelona President Bartomeu Arrested  – Complete Sports


Barcelona former president Josep Maria Bartomeu has been arrested following a raid on the club’s offices on Monday.

The club’s CEO Oscar Grau and Roman Gómez Ponti, head of legal, were also arrested on the basis of unfair administration, corruption between individuals and money laundering.

It comes amid the continued investigation into ‘BarcaGate’, in which club officials were accused of launching a smear campaign against current and former players who were critical of the club and then-president Bartomeu.
He and his board of directors resigned last year in controversy.

Local authorities from Mossos d’Esquadra entered Barcelona’s stadium as the club’s finance, legal and compliance departments are investigated.

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Police have confirmed that arrests have been made and while they aren’t declaring who, multiple sources in Spain have declared Bartomeu and Grau are among those, as well…

Source: Complete Sports