The prosecution will request the statement of Joan Laporta in the complaint that he will present in the next few days against FC Barcelona and the former president Josep María Bartomeu for the payments made to the former vice president of the referees, José María Enríquez Negreira, as the newspaper indicated this Wednesday The country.
The public ministry will require, in the text that is in the last stage of preparation, the statements as witnesses of all the presidents under whose mandates the payments to the arbitration authority were maintained. In addition to Laporta, this includes Joan Gaspart and Sandro Rosell.
The only president of the 2001-2918 stage in which these payments were made continuously who will not testify as a witness will be Josep Maria Bartomeuwho will do so as investigated because the crimes committed during his term have not yet expired.
This Tuesday, the aforementioned newspaper revealed that the Prosecutor’s Office will file a complaint against the culé entity as a legal person and against Jose María Negreira, Josep María Bartomeu and several members of their board of directors as natural persons for crimes of corruption in business, unfair administration and falsehood.
In the absence of the last fringes, the complaint is expected to be formally presented in the coming days. Once the process is done, It will be a Barcelona court that decides whether to admit it for processing.