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Frankfurt prosecutors raid German football association in Fifa-linked tax fraud probe

By Adam Dobrik

05 November 2015

Frankfurt prosecutors raid German football association in Fifa-linked tax fraud probe Frankfurt. Credit: David Schiersner on Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

The Frankfurt Prosecutor’s Office is investigating German football association officials on suspicion of tax evasion linked to allegations that they bribed Fifa representatives because Germany’s statute of limitations prevent the authorities from opening a corruption probe.