The Prosecutor’s office of Switzerland has discovered more than 100 suspicious financial transactions in the case of election of the hosts of world Cup 2018 and 2022 Russia and Qatar respectively.
“I can confirm that at this point, the office of the attorney General of Switzerland has reported 103 facts suspicious financial activities associated with the award of rights to host the 2018 world Cup and 2022 world Cup”, — said the representative of the Prosecutor’s office in response to a query from Reuters.
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The scandal surrounding these elections broke out in 2014. Then FIFA has conducted its own investigation, but found no serious violations, writes championat. However, this summer the Prosecutor’s office of Switzerland said that found 53 suspicious financial transactions, and their number is constantly growing.