SXM Bobol Politics blog | by Judith Roumou
The court case that included local billionaire businessman, Francesco Corallo in Italy has been postponed, after it was discovered that one of the judges in the case had accepted money from BPM.
These postponements have been going on for years, and there are more delays expected, until it finally gets to trial.
Financial suspects BPM: process re-assigned
Francisco Corallo trial in Italy postponed due to conflict between judge and BPM Financing suspects BPM, process postponed until 9th July 2015.
It ‘began with a referral process on alleged suspicion of financing BPM. The judges of the Second Criminal Chamber of Milan have reassigned the case to the colleagues of the First Criminal Chamber and placed a reference to the 9th of July.
The decision came after a long closed session and mainly due to organizational issues. There are 14 people in the dock, accused in various capacities of conspiracy, embezzlement, infidelity as a result of giving or promise of benefits and infidelity asset.
Among them include the former president of BPM, Massimo Ponzellini, his former right-hand man, Antonio Cannalire, the owner of a company active in the gaming industry Atlantis / Bplus, Francesco Corallo, and several former managers and directors of the bank.
According to the charge assumed by prosecutor Roberto Pellicano, it would be created inside of the bank’s Piazza Meda structure “parallel and diverted to personal interests” that, during the years of the presidency Ponzellini (ie from April 2009 to ‘ October 2011), have provided loans to over 230 million euro in exchange for payments totaling about 2 million.
Translated from Askanews.it
Bpm: Ponzellini, Cannalire and Corallo stand trail in July
Massimo Ponzellini (pictured), former chairman of Banca Popolare di Milano, has been indicted by the gup in Milan together with his former right-hand man Antonio Cannalire, the patron of Atlantic / Bplus Francesco Corallo, former regional councilor in Lombardy Onofrio Amoruso Baptist (Forza Italy), former advisor to the City of Milan UDC Emilio Santomauro, and 9 other people.
The story is told by Report November 18, 2012 with the investigation “The bank of the friends” of Sigfrido Ranucci, with the collaboration of Giorgio Mottola. The charges are in various capacities conspiracy, embezzlement, money laundering and corruption private.
Ponzellini, according to investigators, would have created “a parallel structure and diverted” within BPM to distribute more than 233 million euro of alleged illegal financing also “subjects reported by political circles or business”, in exchange for about alleged bribes 2.4 million euro.
In the long list of customers, not investigated, the parliamentary Daniela Santanché. As is apparent from eavesdropping, the appointment of Massimo Ponzellini would be “sponsored” by former economy minister Giulio Tremonti. The trial will open on June 16th.
Translated from Report-Rai.it
Judith Roumou – In’s en outs van SXM. Rauwe, authentieke blogs van een onafhankelijke Sint Maartsense die het Sint Maartense parlement en rechtbank frequenteert en politieke misstanden en corruptie aan de kaak stelt op een geheel eigen manier.