The case surrounding Diego Maradona‘s death refuses to go away. Investigations are ongoing into the Argentine icon’s passing as an alleged manslaughter.
In recent weeks, text messages, audio clips, and receipts have been uncovered that involved Matias Morla and doctor Leopoldo Luque, who have allegedly been part of a bribe.
Infobae have gained access to a file and published information explaining that “the action is quite clear by which they were asked for a kind of bribe”.
The report went on to say that “it’s not ruled out that it may have happened with the rest [of the individuals in question], but the strongest evidence is in relation to Luque’s salary”.
The person most involved in the situation is Vanesa Morla, sister of Matias, who was responsible for Maradona‘s monthly expense. She was also the partner of Maximiliano Pomargo, another regularly appearing name in the case.
In an operation between January 15-17, 2020, a conversation was recorded in which Vanesa Morla and Luque arranged that the doctor would charge 100,000 dollars a month, and that she would keep 20,000 of that.
“Doctor, where’s my cake?” Vanesa asked in a chat.
Luque replied, saying “I took your money, but I spent it during the day. I don’t have all of your money. If you want, I’ll transfer it to you. Give me your account [details]”.
Lastly, Maradona‘s lawyer’s sister accepted the alleged return of the finances through a bank transfer to be made on January 17, 2020 at 14:43 to a Banco Santander account in her name.
According to the conversations, this was constant every month until October, a month before Diego’s death.