SWISS PROSECUTORS INDICT GERMAN FOOTBALL EX-OFFICIALS OVER 2006 WORLD CUP

Deutsche Welle reported on 6th August that authorities have charged 3 former officials – Horst Rudolf Schmidt, Theo Zeanziger and Wolfgang Niersbach; as well as the former Swiss FIFA official Urs Linsi) with fraud over a €6.7 million payment in the run-up to the Germany-hosted World Cup. But the most famous face, Franz Beckenbauer, may not face trial owing to poor health.

https://www.dw.com/en/swiss-prosecutors-indict-german-football-ex-officials-over-2006-world-cup/a-49905686

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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