The computer material was in the possession of the National Court and he was traveling to Barcelona to be returned to the former president and his children
On November 23, 2020, four men at the point of a revolver they robbed a van in the middle of the street transport of goods of the MRW company hired by the Pujol family attorneys to move from Madrid to Barcelona all the computers, pen drives, tablets and mobile phones of the former president of the Generalitat and his children that since 2014 were in the hands of the National Court, which is investigating them for alleged money laundering, according to advanced La Sexta and EL PERIÓDICO has confirmed. The judge had agreed to the return of this material.
The robbery took place at 7:45 p.m. on Entrevías avenue in Madrid. The carrier was driving a FIAT Ducato with the MRV company logo full of merchandise that had to be transferred to a central warehouse from which most of the packages were to be sent to Barcelona, specifically to the offices of the legal cabinet that defends the family. Pujol, investigated for alleged money laundering and for her hidden fortune in Andorra.
A black SUV with tinted windows passed the van when it had stopped at a stoplight. Four hooded men armed with revolvers shattered the windows of one of the vehicle’s windows and forcibly removed the driver, who was forced to lie face down on the ground. One of the assailants then got into the Fiat Ducato and they fled with the two vehicles. Hours later, the van was found burned in a field in a nearby town.
According to the judicial proceedings opened in a Madrid court on theft, among the stolen material there are 15 flash drives, 8 computers, several monitors, mobile phones, memory cards, tablets and DVDs seized from all members of the Pujol family in the records made as a result of the investigation into the hidden fortune in Andorra.
The fortune of Andorra
The Anticorruption Prosecutor’s Office requests nine years in prison in the ‘Pujol case’ for the former president of the Generalitat Jordi Pujol Soley for the crimes of illicit association and money laundering that he understands he committed with the rest of his family, “at least since the year 1991 “, with” the huge amount of money “that they hid in Andorra, the result of” favoring certain businessmen so that they were awarded various public tenders of the Catalan public administration “.
The Public Ministry requests the highest penalty for his eldest son, Jordi Pujol Ferrusola, who adds 29 years in prison for those same crimes plus those of falsification in a commercial document, five against the Public Treasury and frustration of the execution, a crime that he also shares with his ex-wife for the apartment they sold to their daughter. His ex-wife, Mercè Gironès, faces the second highest penalty: 17 years. For Josep Pujol, the request for punishment remains in 14 years in prison for illicit association, money laundering, tax crime and falsehood. The rest of the brothers, Pere, Oleguer, Oriol, Mireia and Marta, face eight years, for the first two crimes.