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US Justice aims to banks in Fifa scandal

US officials are threatening to punish several banks for failing to report suspicious activities related to FIFA, the subject of numerous allegations of corruption accounts revealed Monday the Financial Times.

US banks JPMorgan, Bank of America and Citigroup, Swiss UBS and Credit Suisse and the British HSBC and Standard Chartered are some who are holding talks with the US authorities in the context of the corruption investigation against the International Federation of football, the British newspaper said.

For Swiss banks, the researchers want information estadouidenses FIFA unencumbered by bank secrecy laws, the newspaper said, citing sources close to the summary.

In its indictments unveiled in May, the US justice stood at $ 150 million bribery circulated at the summit of world football since the 1990s.

The US Attorney General (Minister of Justice), Loretta Lynch, recently talked about $ 200 million since 1991. AFP

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