Fifa Officials Pocketed $150m From 'World Cup of Fraud' – US Prosecutors

America’s top prosecutors on Wednesday accused nine senior current or former Fifa officials of “hijacking” international football to run “a World Cup of fraud” to line their pockets by $150m.
Loretta Lynch, the US attorney general, said the Fifa officials had allegedly run a “rampant, systemic and deep-rooted” scheme to “acquire millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks”.

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