FBI official: Fifa is investigating beautiful football not to be tarnished

FBIofficial:Fifaisinvestigatingbeautifulfootballnottobetarnished
InresponsetothecorruptionofseniorofficialswithinFIFA,theFBI(F.B.I)Attendedthepressconference,andUSAttorneyGeneralLorettaLynchalsoattendedtheconference.USFederalBureauofInvestigation(F.B.I)ApressconferencereleasedbyLynchstatedthatthe2010WorldCuphostingrightswereobtainedbySouthAfrica,butintheprocessofcompetingforthehostingrights,seniorFIFAofficialshavecommittedcorruption.Thesameistrueofthe2011FIFApresidentialelection.Today’sactionisarewardfortheunlimitedeffortsofUSlawenforcementpersonnel.Iwouldliketothankeveryoneinvolved,whodedicatedtheirtimeandingenuitytothisoperation.  Subsequently,JamesBComey,directoroftheFBI,alsogaveaninterview.Hesaid:Noonecanoverridethelaw.Footballisabeautifulsport,becausenomatterwhereyoucomefrom,youcanenjoyitsbeauty.Itencouragesbillionsofpeoplearoundtheworld.However,nowfootballhasbeenhijacked.Now,theplayingfieldoffootballiscontrolledbysomepeople.Theydonothesitatetosacrificetheinterestsofthecountryandchildrentomakehugeprofitsforindividuals.Wewanttoleteveryoneknowthatthiskindofbehaviorisundesirable,andthisshouldnotbethecase.Untilthen,wewillnotstoptheinvestigation.  RichardWebbistheheadoftheCriminalInvestigationDivisionoftheUSIntegratedTaxSystem(USCriminalInvestigationDivision).  Hisarticle:Atpresent,theamountofcorruptioncrimesidentifiedhasreached1.$5.1billion.Thesuspectshaveengagedinacomplicatedmoneylaunderingconspiracy,andtheirdepositsinforeignbankaccountshavereachedtensofmillions.ThisistousetheWorldCuptodefraud,andnowweshowtheredcardtoFIFA.Forfans,todayisagoodday.Inthefightagainstfootballcorruption,moneylaunderingandtaxevasion,westoodtogether.Thishasnothingtodowithfootball,itisaboutthelaw.  Atpresent,thearrestedseniorFIFAofficialsfacemorethan47charges.Inthepast24years,theyhavereceived1repaymentthroughillegalmeanssuchascorruption.$5.1billion.Amongthem,manyofthemusedBankofAmericatoacceptbribes.TheUSFederalBureauofInvestigationpredictsthatthefootballmarketdevelopmentproblemsandbroadcastrightsissuesthatoccurredintheAmericasandLatinAmericainthepast20yearswillbeinvestigated.TheSwissFederalJudiciaryexpectstoinvestigatethequestionofvotinginthevenueofthe18and22WorldCups.Conductinvestigationswithoutinterferingwitheachother.