Allegations were raised about the head of referees’ involvement in a drug trafficking operation in Italy recently. As a result, Alfredo Trentalange has offered to resign from his post, which has been confirmed by media reports. He was president of AIA, the Italian referees association. He was elected as president in February of last year, 2021.
The allegations had been raised in November 2021 when 42 people were named as being involved with a drug circulation operation in Milan. Rosario D’Onofrio was among those arrested. Even then Trentalange did not step down from his presidential post. AIA stated that, after D’Onofrio was arrested Alfredo hid from them. He had also been put on house arrest for other drug offenses in the year 2020. Even then he was promoted to the president role in February 2021. Continue reading President of AIA Resigns Amidst Drug Trafficking Allegations