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Swiss prosecutors open investigation into FIFA head Blatter

Swiss prosecutors have opened a criminal investigation into Joseph Blatter, the head of world soccer body fifa, on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and misappropriation, the Swiss attorney general's office (OAG) said on Friday
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FIFA suspends number-two official after ticket allegations

World football body fifa put Jerome Valcke, its second-ranking official, on leave on Thursday just hours after an ex-footballer raised allegations he was involved in a plan to resell 2014 World CUP tickets for a lucrative profit.
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South Korea's Chung running for FIFA president

Former fifa vice president Chung Mong-joon, one of the most influential figures in Asian football, told Reuters on Thursday he is entering the race to replace Sepp Blatter as president of football's world governing body
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Exclusive - U.S. SEC launches civil probe into FIFA bribery case

U.S. securities regulators are examining the behaviour of several companies with links to fifa or other soccer bodies caught up in a major Corruption scandal to see if there were possible violations of U.S. federal Bribery laws, a person with knowledge of the matter said.
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FIFA bans Chuck Blazer from soccer for life

Former fifa executive committee member Chuck Blazer, a key figure in a U.S. investigation into Corruption by soccer officials, on Thursday was banned for life from football activities by the sport's governing body.
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FIFA President Blatter says has not resigned - paper

Sepp Blatter has told a Swiss newspaper he has not quit as fifa president, adding to speculation he may try to stay on as head of world soccer's governing body that is gripped by a Corruption scandal.
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Exclusive - Banks did not do enough to police FIFA transactions, says agency

A global group of government anti-money-laundering agencies said that financial institutions have not done enough to police suspicious financial activity by officials at football’s global governing body fifa, and cautioned banks to step up scrutiny.The warning from the Paris-based Financial Action Task Force came in the wake of last month’s indictment by the U.S. of nine current and former fifa officials and five business executives on a series of Corruption charges, including Bribery, Money Laundering and wire fraud.With the U.S.
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Top two FIFA officials hire lawyers as Swiss probe bank transactions

Fifa's embattled president, Sepp Blatter, and his second-in-command have hired high-powered lawyers to represent them as Swiss authorities identified suspicious bank transactions in a Corruption probe engulfing football's global governing body.
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Swiss prosecutor says seized 9 terabytes of FIFA evidence

Switzerland's attorney general said on Wednesday his office had seized around nine terabytes of data as part of a sweeping investigation into allegations of Bribery and Corruption at world football's governing body fifa.
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MPs to question FA boss Greg Clarke over corruption claims

Chairman of The Football Association Greg Clarke has been called to face questions from MPs amid several cases of alleged Corruption within the game.
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