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Beckenbauer one of the possible penalties: corruptiezaak 2006 world cup, it is time-barred

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Beckenbauer one of the possible penalties: corruptiezaak 2006 world cup, it is time-barred

29 april, 2020 08:38 am
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Franz Beckenbauer will no longer need to worry about a stiff sentence for his role in the award of the 2006 world cup. The corruptiezaak, the Swiss justice against the German voetbalicoon, it is time-barred.

Prosecutors in Switzerland opened its doors in 2015, is an investigation of the financial practices in the allocation of the world cup in Germany. Beckenbauer, who was then the chairman of the organizing committee, and it was just as the other three Germans are accused of fraud, money laundering, and it was in the spring of 2017, a statement to that effect.

The now 74-year-old Beckenbauer would be in 2005, in the amount of 8.4 million pounds (about 9.7 million eur) have to be sent to Mohamed Bin Hammam, who was at that time a part of the executive committee of FIFA, and now lifetime has been suspended.