Swiss prosecutor forced off FIFA probe amid scandal

Pedro Gonçalves
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Switzerland's federal prosecutor Michael Lauber was ordered to recuse himself from an investigation looking into corruption at FIFA, soccer's world governing body. Lauber and two deputies violated key procedural rules when they failed to report and document three meetings with FIFA head Gianni Infantino, the Swiss Federal Criminal Court said Tuesday.  He is now fighting for his political survival Documents leaked by the website Football Leaks late last year revealed Lauber to have held two private meetings with Fifa chief Gianni Infantino in the spring of 2016, brokered by an old sc...

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