The trial of the Mamić brothers and others, accused of extracting money from NK Dinamo as part of the criminal association in the “Dinamo 2” affair, has experienced delays at the Osijek County Court. Three hearings scheduled for this week have been postponed. The reason for the postponement is that the accused entrepreneur Igor Krota canceled power of attorney to his former defender at the end of last week. Therefore, this week’s hearings were postponed to allow for the appointment of a new lawyer. The new main hearing is scheduled for November 28, as confirmed on Monday.
In addition to the Mamić brothers, who are on the run in BiH and are being tried in absentia, the indictment includes Zdravko’s son Mario Mamić, former Dinamo director Damir Vrbanović, entrepreneurs Sandro Stipančić and Igor Krota, and manager Nikky Arthur Vuksan. According to the indictment, which spans almost 700 pages, Uskok accuses Zdravko Mamić of organizing the other defendants into a criminal association from December 2004 to December 2015. The indictment alleges that Dinamo was damaged by more than HRK 144 million through fictitious contracts and invoices for non-existent services for player transfers. The prosecution also accuses the defendants of unjustifiably obligating NK Dinamo to pay an additional 7.35 million euros, or 55.8 million kuna.
At the end of October, the accused football manager Nikky Arthur Vuksan reached a settlement with Uskok and was sentenced to one year in prison, suspended for five years as part of the agreement between the parties. Vuksan was found guilty of aiding in the attempted abuse of trust in business operations, as part of a criminal association. Before the consensual verdict, he canceled the power of attorney of his previous lawyer, Ksenija Vržina.