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U.S., Swiss Federal Prosecutors To Update FIFA Corruption Cases

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 09 / 02 / 15

Federal prosecutors leading investigations of corruption in int'l football "are to hold a joint news conference in FIFA's home city," according to Graham Dunbar of the AP. On Sept. 14 in Zurich, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and her counterpart from Switzerland, Michael Lauber, will give ...

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