Belgian Fraud

Discussion in 'The Hornets' Nest - Watford Chat' started by tonycotonstache, Sep 11, 2019.

  1. tonycotonstache

    tonycotonstache Reservist

  2. The undeniable truth

    The undeniable truth Squad Player

    Nah. Raffaele Riva had a cert to show everything was above board.
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  3. Hornet4ever

    Hornet4ever WFC Forums Last Man Standing Winner 2018/2019

    HSBC eat your heart out.
  4. reids

    reids Squad Player

    I can see why we spent 6m on Oulare - he was built like a brick outhouse, not slow and had shown a decent amount of promise as an 18 year old (even racking up some U21 caps for Belgium in the process), however he hasn't done anything of note in the last 4 years, so instead I'm more amazed we managed to recoup £2.5m-£3m in selling him.
  5. luke_golden

    luke_golden Space Cadet

    With the huge loan fees we definitely got for him, we probably made money on the big lump. Plus, I know crafty Gino will have a sell-on clause in there somewhere. Easy money.

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  6. wfcmoog

    wfcmoog Tinpot

    Unfortunately, he was also as mobile and talented as one.
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  7. tonycotonstache

    tonycotonstache Reservist

    I hope that's not where the fraud/money laundering is happening though.

    Buy too high then loan back the net spend. Of course our owners would never do this. Right?
  8. Hornet4ever

    Hornet4ever WFC Forums Last Man Standing Winner 2018/2019

    All written off as a diminishing asset/tax loss anyway. They are covered either way in the grand scheme of things.
  9. Bwood_Horn

    Bwood_Horn Squad Player

    There's a couple of this Belgian fraud stories about at the moment as Mike Ashley's in dispute (VAT).

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