(ANSA) – PALERMO, 18 AUG – The judges of the Court of Auditors chaired by Giuseppa Maneggio, have condemned the former prosecutor Antonio Ingroia and Dario Colombo administrators of Sicily and Digitale Spa from 2013 to 2019 to compensate the company, the first 145 thousand euro, the second 122 thousand. The directors Dario Corona, defended by the lawyers Federico Ferina and Massimiliano Mangano and Massimo Dell’Utri, assisted by the lawyer Giovanni Immordino, were acquitted.
The regional prosecutor of the Court of Auditors had sued some former directors and the former general manager of the regional company Sicilia Digitale (formerly Sicily and Services).
There are two hypotheses of contested tax damage. The first concerns the compensation above the legal limits paid to the former general manager, Dario Colombo, and maintained over time also in contrast with the requirements of the Sicilian Region, sole shareholder of Sicilia Digitale. According to the reconstruction of the tax prosecutor, despite the comments made, the remuneration was not remodeled within the legal limits, the company and the general manager shared the claims of the former director Colombo and a judicial conciliation arrived whose substantial effects would not have changed the treatment economic. According to the power of attorney, the amount of the remuneration paid unjustifiably in the five-year period is 778,901. The second hypothesis of tax damage concerns the mission expenses of the general manager, Dario Colombo, paid to reach the company headquarters in Palermo from a Sicilia Digitale office in the municipality of Catania. The total amount of the hypothesized damage was divided among the subjects cited on the basis of the causal contribution in the whole affair. In particular, the pro tempore directors Antonio Ingroia for € 390,871.56, Dario Corona for € 105,737, Massimo Dell’Utri for € 86,856 and the pro tempore general manager Dario Colombo for € 244,809 were cited for a total of € 828,275. For Ingroia and Colombo, the judges ascertained the tax damage. (HANDLE).