Fifa scandal: the Swiss Federal Prosecutor resigns

The Swiss Federal Prosecutor Michael Lauber has offered the court of competent jurisdiction, a Commission for his resignation. Thus, the Supreme criminal Prosec

Fifa scandal: the Swiss Federal Prosecutor resigns

The Swiss Federal Prosecutor Michael Lauber has offered the court of competent jurisdiction, a Commission for his resignation. Thus, the Supreme criminal Prosecutor of the Confederation has responded to a on Friday published judgment of the Federal administrative court. Accordingly, Lauber to the Supervisory authority, which controls the office of the attorney General has said, "intentional untruth". Lauber rejected the. "If you don't believe me, however, as a Federal Prosecutor, the Federal Prosecutor's office is detrimental to this," he wrote in a personal statement. Therefore, he offer his resignation. The 54-year-old Lauber comes out of the litter before: Against the former head of the Central office of "Organised crime" at the Federal office for police, the impeachment is already running process.

John knight

a correspondent for politics and business in Switzerland.

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in 2011, The President of the Federal Prosecutor, the driving force in the process around the awarding of the 2006 world Cup to Germany, which was set at the end of April due to limitation was. His investigations against four members of the then world Cup organising Committee, were accompanied by many glitches and inconsistencies. As Lauber and any other state found to be informal, lawyers several times, logged conversations with Gianni Infantino, the successor of Joseph Blatter at the top of the football world Association Fifa.

Updated Date: 24 July 2020, 12:20

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