Frankfurt's state prosecutor will look into bribery allegations concerning the 2006 soccer World Cup. DFB president Wolfgang Niersbach denied again Monday that German bidders used a slush fund to buy votes.
The head of the Spanish football federation has been arrested on corruption charges along with his son. The charges relate to the alleged embezzlement of funds and international match-fixing.
German news magazine 'Der Spiegel' has reported further revelations in the alleged bribes-for-votes scandal surrounding Germany’s hosting of the 2006 World Cup. A consultancy contract has raised several questions.
Mercedes' days as lead sponsor of the German Football Federation (DFB) are counted. The dieselgate tricksters of Volkswagen are taking over. That's more bad news for Mercedes' parent company Daimler, says Henrik Böhme.
Tax authorities have uncovered a cache of deleted files pertinent to an investigation into Germany's 2006 World Cup bid. Members of the organizing committee face allegations of fraud, corruption and misappropriation.
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