Pogba paid his blackmailers more than $100,000 ahead of the $13 million they demanded
Pogba gave the money as payment for services rendered in the past, in particular for the ‘discreet protection’ of Pogba and his family, according to the extortionists.
french footballer, Paul Pogbacame to pay 100,000 euros (100,221 dollars) to his blackmailers, as an advance on the 13 million (13,029,000 million dollars) they claimed (13,029 million dollars), reveals this Tuesday the chain public Info France.
The delivery took place last March after Pogbaduring a concentration with the France team, he went to visit his family in Lagny-sur-Marne (near Paris) and fell into the trap of two childhood friends and was bullied by two men balaclavas brandishing assault rifles.
The blackmailers demanded the 13 million ($13,029,000 million), including three for immediate delivery, in payment for services rendered in the past, including for “discreet protection” of Pogba and to his family.
The world champion with France told the police that he felt threatened and signed a paper in which he pledged to pay the sum, in a plot in which he also places his older brother Mathias, specifies t -he. Info France.
After the arrest, Pogba, currently in detention Juventustried to withdraw the three million but his bank rejected the operation, although he was able to obtain 100,000 (100,221 dollars) euros which he gave to the extortionists.
The prosecution has opened an investigation since the beginning of August for attempted extortion in an organized gang.
The affair was discovered last week when Mathias posted on social media that he was going to make explosive revelations about his brother and Kylian Mbappeprompting a response from lawyers for Paul Pogba and a replica of Mathias.
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