The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) opened criminal proceedings against the President of FIFA on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and suspicion of misappropriation.
The OAG suspects that on 12 September 2005 Mr. Blatter signed a contract with the Caribbean Football Union, when Jack Warner was its President, that was unfavorable for FIFA. In addition, there is as suspicion that in the implementation of this agreement Mr. Blatter violated his fiduciary duties and acted against the interests of FIFA.
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Mr. Blatter is also suspected of involvement in a payment of CHF 2 Million payment made in February 2011 to Michel Platini, President of the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA), at the expense of FIFA.
On 25 September 2015, representatives of the OAG interrogated Mr. Blatter following a meeting of the FIFA Executive Committee. Michel Platini was also questioned. In addition, with the support of the Federal Criminal Police, OAG conducted a house search at FIFA Headquarters, where data seized.
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