Investigation of the Petit Bar: lawyer Pascal Garbarini in police custody

L’Lawyer Pascal Garbarinilawyer for several members of the Petit Bar bandwas taken into custody this Thursday morning as part of thefinancial investigation on this group criminalafter responding to a summons to the Ajaccio Gendarmeriesays AFP, confirming information from Obs and Le Monde.

Me Garbarini is notably the lawyer for Jacques Santoni, presented as the leader of the gang, indicted in January 2021 for extortion in an organized gang, aggravated money laundering and criminal association, as part of a financial investigation. It is in this context that M.e Garbarini is heard, specifies AFP, the investigators having uncovered, as of January 2021, significant and numerous international financial movements as well as real estate investments which caught their attention. The suspected embezzlement would amount to 48 million euros.

Find the full article in the Corse-Matin edition of this Friday, May 13, 2022.

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