Infantino FIFA President Faces Criminal Proceedings In Switzerland


Criminal proceedings against FIFA president Gianni Infantino have been launched in Switzerland, Sky Sports reports.

A special prosecutor was appointed this month to investigate dealings between Swiss Attorney General Michael Lauber and Infantino.

Lauber offered to resign last week after a court concluded he covered up a meeting with the FIFA president and lied to supervisors while his office probed corruption surrounding football’s governing body.

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But the authority overseeing Switzerland’s federal prosecutors announced on Thursday that special prosecutor Stefan Keller – who also requested permission to begin proceedings against the attorney general – had found indications of criminal conduct related to the meetings.

Both the accused have previously denied any wrongdoing

Infantino became FIFA president in…

Source: Complete Sports