As reported by the magazine “Sábado”, Miguel Lucas Pires, a judge in the Court of Arbitration for Sport, received tickets from Benfica, something that is not allowed by his functions on the court. He resigned The news prompted Miguel Lucas Pires to leave from his position in the Court of Arbitration for Sport, in a…Details
The magazine “Sábado” has advanced in this morning’s edition, that Miguel Lucas Pires, judge of the Court of Arbitration for Sport, has requested invitations for Benfica matches. Miguel Lucas Pires was one of the responsible for the acquittal of Benfica in the “Vouchers” investigation. The “Vouchers” were offered by Benfica to match referees, that is,…Details
Benfica’s facilities were searched on October 19, 2017, on suspicion of corruption. The magazine “Sábado” revealed more details about those searches in this week’s edition, showing that they were conducted to collect two significant types of documentation: electronic and paper information (notepad, notebooks, and journals). The Judiciary Police (PJ) also wanted to obtain financial documentation and…Details
On yesterday’s TV Show Universo Porto da Bancada, Pedro Guerra was again unmasked proving that he earned both a salary for Benfica TV and Benfica S.A. The stage of the lies of Pedro Guerra. On the Monday’s TV Show Prologamente, where Pedro Guerra is a commentator, he affirmed that he was a mere commentator of…Details
Luís Bernardo, communication director of Benfica, made a statement on Radio Renascença the day after the searches made at Benfica headquarters. According to Luis Bernardo, “Benfica was not prepared to deal with organized crime. Those who accuse us have a past connected with prosecutions, such as the accusation of the director general of FC Porto,…Details
Benfica informed the CMVM, Portuguese Securities Market Commission, that searches were carried out at its headquarters. Here is the full statement: “Sport Lisboa e Benfica – Futebol, SAD at this moment informs, by the current investigation, that today searches were carried out by the Judiciary Police in the Estado da Luz. It is further informed that Sport…Details
One of the Octopus’s tentacles is now one of the subjects of the e-mails case. Paulo Gonçalves takes part in several dialogues that were revealed by Francisco J. Marques in the TV Show Universo Porto da Bancada and also by the newspaper Expresso.
According to Benfica sources (who by miracle are always anonymous), the constitution of defence by Paulo Gonçalves “are not in any concrete suspicion of the process, but rather in the requirements of the statuss of the order of lawyers that so determines whenever a lawyer provides information in a process “.
Benfica is being searched by the Judiciary Police on its premises. The octopus club was quick to respond by a press release: “Sport Lisboa and Benfica SAD confirms that, within the scope of ongoing investigation procedures, information gathering operations were carried out at the Estádio da Luz facilities by members of the Judicial Police investigation…Details
The public prosecutor confirms that the investigation of suspected passive and active corruption of Benfica. Searches were done at Benfica’s facilities. In the press release written by the District Attorney General of Lisbon you can read: “On the inquiry, we are investigating a suspect, in the practice of the crimes mentioned above, related to the so-called…Details
After the refusal of the injunction requested by Benfica, João Correia, lawyer of Benfica, made a statement on BenficaTV. The lawyer asked for “a rapid, serious, thorough and rigorous investigation of all the matter disclosed on Tuesdays by Porto Canal … It is indifferent to us whether what is disclosed is true or false. It…Details