22nd June 2017
Angel Di María, the former Manchester United winger, has been sentenced to one year in prison and fined £1.76m (€2m) after pleading guilty to two counts of tax fraud in Spain. The Argentinian, who plays for Paris Saint-German, is unlikely to spend any time in jail – most sentences under… Read More
19th June 2017
A former managing director of Julius Baer pleaded guilty Thursday to a money laundering conspiracy in the DOJ’s prosecution of corruption in soccer’s international governing body. Jorge Luis Arzuaga, 56, appeared in federal court in Brooklyn. Read More
16th June 2017
A former banker at Julius Baer and Credit Suisse pleaded guilty on Thursday to a U.S. money laundering conspiracy charge in connection with a wide-ranging corruption probe of FIFA, the world soccer governing body.  … Read More
14th June 2017
A Spanish state prosecutor has accused Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo with defrauding Spain’s tax office of €14.7 million in unpaid taxes. In a statement released on Tuesday, Madrid’s regional state prosecutor accused Ronaldo, 32, of four counts of tax fraud from 2011 to 2014. Read More
7th June 2017
The South American Football Confederation (CONMEBOL) on Tuesday formally accused two of its ex-presidents of embezzlement, money laundering, forgery and other criminal charges lodged with Paraguayan prosecutors. It said in a statement that it was pressing the charges against Nicolas Leoz and Eugenio Figueredo. Both have already been indicted in the… Read More
8th March 2017
The chairman of the FIFA Disciplinary Committee has decided to extend sanctions imposed on 6 players from Brazil, Portugal, Uzbekistan, Iran and Italy for anti-doping rule violations to have worldwide effect. Read More
20th December 2016
Two former senior officials who have pleaded guilty to criminal corruption charges have been banned from football-related activity for life by Fifa. Read More
1st December 2016
Investigators have carried out further house searches as part of a widening probe into bribery allegations over the awarding of the 2006 World Cup to Germany, Swiss prosecutors say. Read More
11th November 2016
A Venezuelan football official faces prison and will hand over £13 million after pleading guilty to corruption charges in the US after a FIFA investigation. Read More
31st October 2016
The City of Cape Town launched a scathing attack on the government’s settlement with the construction companies implicated in collusion during the construction of stadiums for the 2010 Fifa World Cup, saying the businesses were allowed to get away with corruption “scot-free”. The City’s criticism follows the presidential Infrastructure Co-ordinating… Read More