Former Anderlecht executive Herman Van Holdbeeck arrested in money laudering and corruption probe

Authorities have arrested former Anderlecht executive Herman Van Holsbeeck as a part of a money laundering and corruption investigation encompassing participant transfers.
The prosecutor’s office in Brussels says an arrest had been made on Thursday after raids this week in London, Belgium and Monaco which caused the arrest of Christophe Henrotay, among the most influential Belgian agents operating with international players.
Van Holsbeeck worked till April 2018 as overall supervisor from 2003 with Anderlecht, A former player.
Prosecutors said that the wave of arrests is connected to searches that took place when Belgian police probed Anderlecht and also the soccer association’s offices. Researchers are looking into operations and corruption involving players‘ transfer.
Agent Henrotay was detained included in the analysis in Monaco on Wednesday, with one of those moves under scrutiny being Aleksandar Mitrovic’s 2015 change from Anderlecht to Newcastle.
Henrotay is global superstars such as Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and his Belgium team-mate Yannick Carrasco’s agent.
This case isn’t associated with the massive corruption scandal that engulfed football a year ago after police carried out 57 police raids and around Europe in a probe into match-fixing and also fiscal fraud.

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