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Swiss suspend white-collar crimefighter amid FIFA probe

Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.

ZURICH, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Swiss federal prosecutors have suspended the head of their white-collar crime unit while they check allegations about his conduct of investigations into suspected corruption at world soccer body FIFA.
The suspension of Olivier Thormann and the naming of a special prosecutor to look into the matter comes amid other high-profile investigations by the economic crime division, including into scandals surrounding Malaysian state fund 1MDB and Brazilian energy group Petrobras.

 

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