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Blatter, Valcke and Kattner awarded themselves £55m, say Fifa lawyers
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Blatter, Valcke and Kattner awarded themselves £55m, say Fifa lawyers

by firstsource newsJune 3, 2016

Lawyers retained by say contracted payments to the three former officials appear to break Swiss law

The sheer scale of corruption at the top of Fifa was revealed on Friday when lawyers said three high-ranking former officials – , and Markus Kattner – had awarded themselves pay rises and World Cup bonuses totalling 79m Swiss francs (£55m).

The lawyers acting for Fifa said the contracted payments were made during the officials’ last five years in office and appeared to violate Swiss law. Evidence will now be given to the US justice department and to Swiss federal prosecutors who are investigating the corruption scandal engulfing the world body.

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