FIFA Ethics Committee were investigating hundreds of cases: Borbely

Cornel Borbely speaks during an interview with Reuters in Zurich March 4, 2015.  REUTERS/Ruben Sprich
Cornel Borbely speaks all over an interview with Reuters in Zurich March Four, 2015.

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Ousted FIFA Ethics investigator Cornel Borbely stated on Wednesday his committee had been investigating “several hundred” cases of that you can imagine wrongdoing, some involving senior officers.

FIFA’s ruling council decided on Tuesday not to renew the mandate of Borbely and chief ethics judge Hans-Joachim Eckert, who had led the easy-up attempt on the bothered organization.

Speaking To journalists ahead of a information convention, Borbely stated the transfer was a “setback for the combat against corruption” with be aware of-how and expertise in the cases being lost.

“We investigated several hundred circumstances and a number of hundred are still pending and ongoing in the meanwhile,” Borbely mentioned.

FIFA issued a remark on Tuesday pronouncing Colombian investigator Maria Claudia Rojas had been nominated as the new head of the investigatory chamber with Vassilios Skouris of Greece, a former president of the ecu Courtroom of Justice, put forward as head of the adjudicatory chamber.

(Reporting through Simon Evans; Editing with the aid of Peter Rutherford; [email protected]; +822 3704 5698 Reuters Messaging: [email protected])

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