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Mul’s Father Arrested in Alleged Sponsorship Corruption Scheme

Jeroen Mul’s father in alleged corruption charges over sponsorship money…

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Jeroen Mul’s father and two directors of a construction company have been arrested in The Netherlands on suspicion of corruption, forgery and tax fraud related to the sponsorship of his son’s racing efforts.

According to De Telegraf, Cor van Mul, a project developer, has been suspected of accepting 500,000 Euros ($610,000) in bribes from the construction company Hillen and Roosen that ultimately went to fund the Lamborghini GT3 Junior driver’s career.

The FIOD, the Dutch equivalent of the IRS, states that the alleged kickback was used in order to obtain a construction contract for luxury housing in Amsterdam.

“The project developer paid this amount as costs to the construction company, who transferred the amount to a foundation of the project developer as if it were the sponsorship money,” a statement from FIOD states.

Mul, a GT Daytona class race winner in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship with Change Racing last year, was announced on Tuesday as part of Imperiale Racing’s lineup in International GT Open.

John Dagys is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of Sportscar365 as well as the recently launched e-racing365 Web site for electric racing. Dagys spent eight years as a motorsports correspondent for FOXSports.com/SPEED Channel, and contributes to other publications worldwide. Contact John

5 Comments

5 Comments

  1. NaBUru38

    February 28, 2018 at 7:18 pm

    “The FIOD, the Dutch equivalent of the IRS”

    That’s the government tax agency.

  2. jeremy

    March 1, 2018 at 8:44 am

    speaking of change racing, will they be competing at all this year in IMSA John?

  3. Frank

    March 1, 2018 at 3:43 pm

    I hated to hear about this. He seems like a talented and likable kid.

  4. Judith

    March 1, 2018 at 6:05 pm

    What happened with the end of the article? Has Lambo commented it or why was the ending deleted?

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