Blutec and Fiat, what happened to Invitalia’s funds (Mef-Mise)

Blutec and Fiat, what happened to Invitalia's funds (Mef-Mise)

Ginatta (Blutec), who was supposed to relaunch the former Fiat factory in Termini Imerese (Palermo), is back under arrest. Invitalia funds. And the details of the investigation

News on the controversial dossier of the former Fiat plant in Termini Imerese.

Blutec President Roberto Ginatta, 73, returns to arrest after a year and a half by decision of the Turin court. The Turin-born entrepreneur was supposed to relaunch the former Fiat factory in Termini Imerese (Pa). The 26-year-old son Matteo Orlando Ginatta and Giovanna Desiderato, 76, end up at home. They are accused in various ways of money laundering, self-laundering and fraudulent bankruptcy of assets, documents and corporate crime.

Among the charges, having committed numerous episodes of fraudulent bankruptcy in the management of Blutec and Metec Spa, through "malicious behavior, corporate crimes and serious destructive conduct of assets", such as the withdrawal of share capital, the distribution of dividends generated only by alchemy accountants and even the purchase of tickets and season tickets for € 185 thousand to attend Juventus football matches.

Here are all the details.

Dark Hole Operation: three pre-trial detention orders for money laundering, self-laundering and fraudulent bankruptcy. Seized companies, shares and financial resources for over 4 million euros. By proxy of the public prosecutor of the Republic of Turin, the financiers of the Provincial Command of Palermo, with the collaboration of their colleagues from Turin and Lecce, have implemented the order of the Piedmont investigating magistrate: Roberto Ginatta, 73, is the recipient of pre-trial detention in prison ; house arrest for Matteo Orlando Ginatta, 26 years old, and Giovanna Desiderato, 76 years old.

All are accused of money laundering, self-laundering and fraudulent bankruptcy of assets, documents and corporate crime. With the same provision, the preventive seizure: of the entire company complex of the holding Mog Srl which in the last financial statements recorded investments for over 8 million euros, owned by Matteo Orlando Ginatta and formally administered by Giovanna Desiderato, who indirectly controls the Alcar Industrie Srl with offices in Lecce and Vaie (Turin; company shares and financial resources worth approximately 4 million.

The company was entrusted to a judicial administrator. The activity constitutes the continuation of the investigative line developed by the Palermo Economic and Financial Police Unit, initially with the power of attorney of Termini Imerese and then transferred to the Turin power of attorney, which already led to the seizure of the Blutec Spa, now under extraordinary administration, and subsequently also of the parent company Metec Spa.

Roberto Ginatta formerly director of Blutec Spa, and legal representative of Metec Spa, is accused of having distracted around 16.5 million euros of public funding, disbursed by the Sicilian Region through Invitalia (as the contact person of the Ministry of Economic Development ), to support the development program aimed at the conversion and redevelopment of the ex Fiat industrial center of Termini Imerese, which involved the construction of a new production unit for the production of automotive components; would have falsely attested some of the conditions for accessing public funds, with particular reference to the company's economic and financial suitability; he is also accused of having committed numerous episodes of fraudulent bankruptcy in the management of Blutec Spa and Metec Spa, corporate crimes and distracted corporate assets through withdrawal of capital, the distribution of dividends generated only by accounting alchemy and the purchase of tickets and subscriptions for Juventus football matches; the illicit profit deriving from the conduct of embezzlement to the detriment of the State in other entrepreneurial and speculative activities (such as the purchase of foreign securities, or the transfer of such resources in favor of other divisions of the group) is self-laundered; part of these sums have been recycled through the use of Due G Holding Srl (subsequently called Mog Srl), used essentially as "assaforte" of the suspects.

Matteo Orlando GIinatta and Giovanna Desiderato are contested for the laundering of more than 500 thousand euros made through Mog Srl. The competition for the fraudulent bankruptcy of Metec spa, in relation to the acquisition of Alcar Industrie Srl, is also assumed against the former. , which aggravated its failure. The investigations were carried out with the aid of telephone interceptions, complex financial reports, inspections, searches, technical consultancy and the taking of information from people informed of the facts. Blutec Spa, Metec Spa and Mog Srl have been reported for administrative responsibility.


This is a machine translation from Italian language of a post published on Start Magazine at the URL https://www.startmag.it/smartcity/blutec-e-fiat-che-fine-hanno-fatto-i-fondi-di-invitalia-mef-mise/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=blutec-e-fiat-che-fine-hanno-fatto-i-fondi-di-invitalia-mef-mise on Thu, 18 Jun 2020 09:13:02 +0000.