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CONMEBOL Execs Transferred $129M To Personal Accounts From '00-15, Audit Finds

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 04 / 28 / 17

The leaders of CONMEBOL transferred $128.6M between '00 and '15 to "personal accounts, suspicious accounts, or unauthorized third-party accounts," an audit released on Wednesday by Ernst & Young found, according to the AP. The audit presented to the annual CONMEBOL congress in Santagio said that...

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