In the last hours, Mauricio 'Chicho' Serna was accused of being a necessary participant in setting up a structure to launder drug money in Argentina and must go to oral trial with the widow and son of Pablo Escobar.
Mariana Barbitta lawyer for the former Boca soccer player, gave an overview of this situation: " This case is going to end in acquittal. And someone is going to have to compensate him . The news is that the cause would rise to trial, but it will not happen now because of the pandemic. "
"In 2018, coincidentally ten years after Chicho sold these two lots under investigation, they called him for an investigation. Minutes before the case expired. They tell him that he is accused of making a special contribution to Piedrahita to set up an illicit association structure, for me armed . They were sold in 2008, but I did not have to ask him what he would use them for, "added the doctor, in dialogue with Radio La Red.
Serna is accused of being the front man of a drug trafficker who managed the Envigado Office, an accounting structure for Pablo Escobar of money from drug trafficking. Piedrahita Ceballos a prisoner in the United States, is the accused collaborator who blamed Serna for selling him two lots in 2008.
" He is an illustrious citizen. He is someone very dear. Because Chicho is Colombian, they have to introduce him in this nonsense? Chicho does not have a criminal record, neither in Argentina nor in Colombia. He is calm, because he is confident From minute zero you can't believe it, "Barbitta closed.