Italy tax police search Eni offices in Congo Republic corruption probe: sources

 (Reuters) - Italy’s tax police have searched the offices of oil major Eni (ENI.MI) as part of a probe into alleged corruption in the Democratic Republic of Congo, two sources familiar with the matter said on Friday.
FILE PHOTO: Eni's logo is seen in front of its headquarters in San Donato Milanese, near Milan, Italy, April 27, 2016. REUTERS/Stefano Rellandini/File Photo
The sources said the searches had occurred in past days.
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Eni was not immediately available for a comment.
Eni said last year it was being investigated by Milan prosecutors for international corruption relating to agreements signed by its Congo subsidiary with the Congo Republic’s Ministry of Hydrocarbons in 2013 to 2015.