Fifa corruption probe: House searches in Switzerland
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.
The inquiry is centred on the 2006 World Cup organising committee which includes former Germany Captain Franz Beckenbauer, who has denied corruption.
It has now been broadened to include former senior Fifa official Urs Linsi.
German media reports say that a slush fund was set up to buy Fifa votes.
The inquiry centres on four people - including Mr Beckenbauer - who were part of the German bid.
Investigators have... read more
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