Executives of Medellín soccer club arrested

Authorities captured thirteen executives and former executives of Deportivo
Independiente Medellín for allegedly having used the soccer club to launder
drug money.

Among the arrested executives are a manager of the board of Directors, the general manager and the financial manager.

According to the anti-money-laundering unit of the prosecution, most part of the money the club had belongs to the family of Rodrigo Tamayo, who is wanted by the authorities for his alleged ties to extradited drug trafficker Fabio Ochoa Vásquez.

Tamayo owned DIM between 1999 and 2005 and is suspected of having laundered millions of dollars.

 

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