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NEWS UPDATE: Portuguese football clubs raided by officials in tax evasion and money laundering investigation

Portugal Football

By Elizabeth Hearst for AMLi

A number of top-flight Portuguese football clubs have been raided by the country’s tax and customs authorities in connection with a tax evasion and money laundering investigation. 

The headquarters of Primeira Liga clubs, Braga and Vitória de Guimarăes were searched on Wednesday by authorities. The Porto office of the Gestifute player agency set up by football super-agent Jorge Mendes was also searched as part of the investigation. 

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