(ANSA) – Rome, February 1 – A Rome court on Friday sentenced
Oscar-winning Italian film producer and former Fiorentina soccer
club chairman Vittorio Cecchi Gori to six years in jail on
Friday over the criminal bankruptcy of cinema management company
Safin Cinematografica, part of his former holding company Cecchi
Five others were convicted in relation to the 2008
bankruptcy on charges of bankruptcy due to distraction or
dissipation of resources or lack of proper management oversight.
In particular, the defendants stood charged of transferring
assets, particularly shares in certain Rome movie theatres, from
Safin to other companies in the Cecchi Gori Group.