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Prosecutors reveal multi-million-dollar bribes for Qatar World Cup

WorldNews Tuesday, 7 April 2020
Prosecutors reveal multi-million-dollar bribes for Qatar World CupUS prosecutors revealed new details of alleged bribes paid to FIFA executive committee members to gain their votes for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup and charged a pair of former 21st Century Fox executives with making illegal payments to win broadcast rights for the 2018 and 2022 tournaments. An indictment unsealed Monday in U.S. District Court in Brooklyn says Nicolas Leoz, then president of the South American governing body CONMEBOL, and former Brazil federation president Ricardo Teixeira received bribes to vote for Qatar at the 2010 FIFA executive committee meeting. Jack Warner of Trinidad and Tobago, president of the North and Central American and Caribbean governing body CONCACAF,...
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Sky's Bryan Swanson has more on the fresh allegations of bribes being paid to FIFA executive committee members to vote for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup.

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