From the Independent “FIFA Hands Corruption”
Soccer’s governing body handed the facts collected in its multi-million dollar investigation into its former leadership to Switzerland’s attorney general to pursue the case further.
The 22-month investigation was sparked by the unprecedented indictment unsealed by the U.S. Department of Justice that alleged senior soccer officials had engaged in corrupt practices for more than two decades. Several former executives have already pleaded guilty, and others face trial in a crisis that brought down almost all of FIFA’s top management, including its former President Joseph “Sepp” Blatter.
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