Bayern Munich Office Raided by Police in Connection with Usmanov Case, According to Media Reports
Moscow, April 29 – German newspaper Bild reported that on Tuesday German criminal police searched the stadium and office of German football club Bayern.
According to the publication, the proceedings relate to the money laundering case against Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov. It is noteworthy that he is familiar with the honorary president of Bayern Munich, Uli Hoeneß, and has repeatedly received VIP tickets for the club’s Champions League matches in the past.
According to Bild, the club is involved in the case as a witness. The Public Prosecutor’s Office told the newspaper that no investigations had been conducted against Bayern and its officials.
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In November, German magazine Spiegel reported, citing sources, that German criminal police had conducted searches at branches of the Swiss bank UBS in Frankfurt am Main and Munich. According to the publication, it was carried out in order to find evidence of Usmanov’s involvement in money laundering. It was reported that the investigators were interested in suspicious cash movements in bank accounts from 2018 to 2020 amounting to more than two million euros.
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