Shocking intimidation as FIFA corruption probe enters its fifth year
17 May 2019
Shocking examples of witness intimidation revealed at FIFA trials.
Swiss attorney general under scrutiny for Infantino links.
US authorities claim to have ten years’ worth of evidence to investigate.
Shocking new details have emerged that demonstrate the levels of intimidation witnesses encountered during the 2017 FIFA trials in New York.
Newly unsealed court documents reveal how defendants and potential witnesses received anonymous death threats, were threatened with extortion, were outed to local media, and had offices burgled after meeting prosecutors.
In one particularly chilling case, a witness even found the family dog dead with its throat slashed.