an investigation opened in France on suspicion of “extortion attempts”
An investigation was opened in early August in France on suspicion of extortion attempts of which the football world champion Paul Pogba claims to be the victim, learned Agence France-Presse (AFP), Sunday August 28, from a source close to the file. The investigation was entrusted to the services of the central direction of the judicial police.
The star of Juventus Turin denounced on Sunday ” threat “ against him, in a press release signed by the player’s lawyers and his agent. The 2018 world champion reacted to the broadcast, the day before, on social networks, of a video in which his older brother Mathias Pogba, 32, promised to “big revelations” on his younger brother, 29 years old.
“Mathias Pogba’s recent statements on social media are unfortunately not a surprise. They are in addition to threats and extortion attempts by an organized gang against Paul Pogba.write in the press release the lawyers of the French international, Yeo Moriba (the mother of Mathias and Paul Pogba) and the player’s agent, Rafaela Pimenta. “The competent authorities in Italy and France were seized a month ago and there will be no further comments in relation to the ongoing investigation”they point out.
The promise of revelations “explosive”
Mathias Pogba’s video was broadcast on social networks in four languages: French, Italian, English and Spanish. Himself a professional footballer, Mathias Pogba announces revelations there “explosive” to come on his brother and on his agent, who has just taken the head of the company of Mino Raiola, who died in April.
Facing the camera, the brother of Paul Pogba affirms that Juventus Turin, the “sponsors” and “the whole world” “deserve to know certain things in order to make an informed decision whether [Paul Pogba] really deserves admiration, respect, his place in the France team, if he is a trustworthy person..
According to two sources close to the Pogba family contacted by AFP, large sums of money are being demanded from Paul Pogba if he wants to avoid the dissemination of allegedly compromising videos.