Fraud

  • Photo: Simon Harriyott/Flickr
    20.12.2016 /
    Millions of leaked documents have revealed tax evasion and financial fraud involving some of the world’s biggest names in football. More must be done about this type of fraud, says the FIFA president, but main responsibility should lie with unions and federations.
  • Photo: Thomas Søndergaard/Play the Game
    05.04.2016 /
    FIFA has initiated an investigation into a member of its ethics committee after a major information leak that forces FIFA to once again deal with allegations of high ranking officials involved in dubious businesses.
  • Photo: www.thesportreview.com/Flickr
    27.05.2015 /
    A total of fourteen people are indicted for racketeering, conspiracy and corruption involving payments worth up to $150m, writes the US justice department while the Swiss authorities have launched an investigation into the allocation of the 2018/2022 World Cups.
  • Foto: Querpass Bilde/Flickr
    22.04.2014 /
    An investigation into age fraud in the Dominican Handball Federation, has led the PanAmerican Team Handball Federation (PATHF) Tribunal for Disciplinary and Ethical Matters to permanently ban the Dominican Handball president from holding any PATHF positions.
  • 22.04.2013 /
    A report released during the CONCACAF congress in Panama this weekend outlines harsh allegations of fund embezzlement committed by then FIFA vice-president Jack Warner and former CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer.
  • 14.06.2010 /
    The Examination of Threats to the Integrity of Sports was commissioned by the EU Sports Platform and has been launched in European Parliament. The report, elaborated by Danish research institute Oxford Research, outlines the key problems and also examines what can be done to combat the threats.
  • 31.01.2007 /
    Imagine a country where football clubs have not legally registered their players, where the national football federation has ordered thousands of jerseys and shorts with false PUMA trade marks and the top official in the federation has obtained his job with a false university degree. If media reports are to believed this country is Macedonia.

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