FIFA Ethics Committee Bans the former FIFA Deputy Secretary-General

FIFA Ethics Committee Bans the former FIFA Deputy Secretary-General
The FIFA Ethics Committee suspended the former FIFA Deputy Secretary-General and Acting Secretary General Markus Kattner for ten years for violating the FIFA Code of Ethics.

The Adjudicatory Chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee has banned Mr Kattner, former FIFA  Acting Secretary-General from September 2015 to May 2016, who joined FIFA in 2003 as Director of Finance, for ten years from taking part in all football-related activities and fined him CHF 1,000,000 (approx. EUR 940,000). According to the FIFA Ethics Committee decision, the fine considered “the gravity of Mr Kattner’s misconduct, the amount of the relevant bonuses involved, as well as the fact that he held very prominent official positions in...

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