Swiss authority identifies 152 suspicious transactions in FIFA probe

Switzerland's money laundering watchdog has identified 152 suspicious banking transactions in relation to possible football corruption, a prosecution spokesman says.

Swiss authorities are probing whether bribes were paid to influence the FIFA votes for Russia, which is set to host the World Cup in 2018, and for 2022 host Qatar.

"The Money Laundering Report Office is doing a good analytical job, which helps the Attorney General's office considerably," the Attorney General's spokesman said.

Last update: Tue, 23/02/2016 - 13:44
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