Swiss Prosecutors Indict Former German and Swiss Football Officials

Swiss Prosecutors Indict Former German and Swiss Football Officials

On 6 August 2019, it was announced that the Office of the Swiss Attorney General (Bundesanwaltschaft) charged three former German football officials and one Swiss football official over controversial payments related to the 2006 FIFA World Cup, which took place in Germany.

The Bundesanwaltshaft filed an indictment against three former German Football Association (DFB) officials, Mr Horst Rudolf Schmidt, Mr Theo Zwanziger and Mr Wolfgang Niersbach. Former Swiss FIFA official Mr Urs Linsi was also indicted. Swiss...

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