An investigation into possible tax fraud by England manager Fabio Capello has been extended to his family with his wife wife Laura Ghisi and two sons, Edoardo and Pier Filippo, now under scrutiny.
“I can confirm that Capello’s wife and children are being investigated for the same charges,” prosecutor Marco Gianoglio told Reuters.
He said that Roma President Franco Sensi and his daughters Maria Cristina and Rosella, who is the club’s general manager, were also being investigated, along with Genoa President Enrico Preziosi.
In January the prosecutors said they were investigating whether Capello should have been paying Italian tax on money the coach was holding abroad.
Investigators said they checking to see whether “millions” of euros earned while he was coach of Roma, between 1999 and 2004, had gone undeclared..
Last week Rome prosecutors said they were investigating Capello on suspicion of withholding information from court after he submitted evidence at the trial of six men accused of fostering unfair competition as part of Italy’s Gea World sports agency.