Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Fiat Heir Lapo Elkann

Prosecutors in New York have dropped the charges against Fiat heir Lapo Elkann after the Italian falsely reported that he had been kidnapped.

Back in November, law enforcement sources said that the 39-year-old made up a false abduction scheme, in order to get ransom money after running out of cash during a “drug-fueled partying binge”, Reuters reports.

Elkann had been due to face court on Wednesday before the charges were dropped for unknown reasons.

In a statement, Elkann said “Today’s decision is so heartening and reinforces the faith I have always placed in American justice. I’m clear in my determination to continue to work on myself.”

Elkann’s lawyer added that “I want the wind at his back. Look at him as the creative, brilliant and philanthropic person that he is.”

Elkann is the grandson of Gianni Agnelli and an heir to Italy’s largest industrial dynasty. While he no longer holds any positions at Fiat, he does sit on the board of directors at Ferrari.

  • Bash

    “dropped for unknown reasons.”

    • Finkployd

      what else

      • Bash


    • smartacus

      How did they drop charges for a faked ransom to pay for a drug binge with a male prostitute?

      Meanwhile there are men in jail because they dared telling the judge they lost their job and can’t afford food much less child support!!

  • I’mCallingYouOut
  • Wandering_Spirit

    With money you can also afford being a psychopath

    • smartacus

      true that: a drug abuser psychopath and tranny chaser

      • Wandering_Spirit

        Don’t tell me. I am Italian and each time he does something like this the whole Italian community in my area feels in shame for weeks. He is a laughing stock but one who does damages when he moves. He shouldn’t be allowed to go around. It’s not the first time this happens. He did the same in Italy and ended up with the transex on shift that time having to call the hospital to take him away. Been removed from the Fiat Board, still into Ferrari’s Board even though i doubt anyone listens to him. He’s a disgrace and a pain for his family as well.

  • smartacus

    i will NEVER buy anything FCA
    Even if it makes no differene;

    i cannot allow my money to go to
    supporting a drug abuser male-prostitute chaser, ransom faker.

    • smartacus

      and since when is Elkann an Italian name?

      • fabri99

        Since his grandad Jean Paul Elkann moved from France to Italy.

        • smartacus

          i did not know that.
          His French genetics does explain his depravity.

          • fabri99


      • Wandering_Spirit

        Related to the Agnelli family. Unfortunately.

  • Enter Ranting

    How do you say douchenozzle in Italian?

    • I’mCallingYouOut

      Lapo Elkann

  • Tumbi Mtika

    The prosecutors are taking a piss. How the hell…

  • Vassilis

    Spoiled f*ck

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