Official complaints of corruption against 9 civil servants FIFA and 5 persons, is not applicable to the company. 6 people earlier pleaded guilty.
Seven civil servants FIFA, including 2 operating Vice-President Jeffrey Webb and Eugenio Figueredo, Executive Board member Eduardo Lee, development officer Julio Rocha, member of the organizing Committee of the football tournaments at the Olympic games of Jose Maria Marin was detained by the authorities in Zurich and are in custody awaiting extradition to the United States.
In the list of persons who filed official charges, two occupy official positions in the confederations: Kostas Takes - assistant of the President of CONCACAF, Rafael Esquivel - member of the Executive Committee of COMNEBOL. Former Vice-President of FIFA Jack Warner and former member of the FIFA Executive Committee, Nicolas leoz of official positions in the company does not currently occupy. 4 issues sports management - Alejandro Burzaco, Aaron Davidson, Hugo and Mariano Hinkey. The charge was filed and Jose Margulis, who was the referee in illegal deals between football officials and marketers.
As informs the Commissioner of the Department of justice, 4 official and 2 persons, workers not currently in the company, established ourselves guilty. The FIFA officials were accused of accepting bribes amounting to more than 150 million USD. Complaints contain besides fraud, extortion and laundering cash. It is established that the accused in corruption conducted illegal activity since 1991.
Along with this, it became known that the Department of justice of Switzerland has revealed the criminal case in connection with the selection of the States of the hosts of the 2018 and 2022, which will be held in Russia and Qatar. The case brought against persons accused of abuse and the laundering of cash in the distribution of the rights to execution of the world Cup.
The General Director of the organizing Committee "Russia-2018" Alexey Sorokin, staying in a hotel in Zurich, where civil servants were arrested for FIFA, said that problems of law enforcement officers to him did not exist. Recall that the noise powers over the elections - mistresses of the world Championships 2018 and 2022 broke even in 2014. Later FIFA conducted a personal investigation and stated that it found no violations during the elections.
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