January 26, 2016 / 9:32 AM / 2 years ago

Italy police probing top soccer clubs over alleged tax evasion - sources

ROME, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Italian finance police has seized assets worth 12 million euros as part of an investigation into alleged large-scale tax evasion involving 35 Italian soccer clubs, judicial sources said on Tuesday.

Senior executives from Serie A clubs AC Milan, Lazio and Napoli are among some 64 people who have been placed under investigation, the sources said.

Milan and Napoli declined to comment. A spokesman for Lazio said he was not aware of any probe. (Reporting by Elvira Pollina, Sara Rossi, Amalia de Simone; Valentina Consiglio; Editing by Crispian Balmer)

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