Tag Archives: Guardia di Finanza

Di Maio’s man Giacomo Lasorella takes leadership of AGCOM

Italy’s DP-5Star coalition government has moved to restructure the leadership of federal advertising and communications agency AGCOM by confirming the appointment of Giacomo Lasorella as new President. This story featured in today’s SBC News 90. To view the latest round-up, watch today’s edition here The appointment of Lasorella has been branded as a further coalition victory for the ‘anti-establishment’ 5-Star Movement, as …

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Italian bookmakers face cruel summer as ADM sanctions shop closures

The Italian government has signalled no reprieve for embattled bookmakers, as it indicates that betting shops which have failed to pay their tax duties will be closed within the coming months. Last week, Marcello Minenna, the newly appointed Director-General of Italy’s ADM (customs and monopolies agency) begun discussions with Italy’s Guardia di Finanza (GDF – financial police unit) ‘establishing a …

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PokerStars faces €300 million Italian tax fraud accusation

PokerStars (Amaya Gaming) Italian operations have been accused by the Guardia di Finanza (financial police), of “wilfully eroding” Italian generated income revenues to offshore jurisdictions such as the Isle of Man and Malta. Italy’s financial police have begun an investigation against PokerStars’ Italian business branch Halfords Media Italy, accusing the company of not declaring on more than €300 million on …

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