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Italy's financial police have raided the offices of the professional football league, Lega Calcio, as well as a number of football clubs from Serie A and Serie B as part of an investigation into alleged collusion over TV rights, reports Ansa. The inquiry, led by Milan prosecutors, is probing whether rights agency Infront Italy SRL and its president Marco Bogarelli colluded with Sky Italia and Mediaset to exclude new entrants. Tax consultant Andrea Baroni, who has Infront as a client, has been arrested on charges of criminal association aimed at money laundering and tax evasion. The total

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Categories: Broadcast & Satellite
Companies: Mediaset / Sky Italia
Countries: Italy
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