Australia caught up in FIFA bribery investigation

Australia’s team that bid for the 2022 World Cup has been accused of paying bribes to former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner, according to the UK’s Mail on Sunday. The newspaper said a whistleblower reported the alleged US$428,00 bribe to Kirkland & Ellis partner Michael Garcia, who is leading FIFA’s internal investigation of bribery during the bidding processes for the World Cups in 2018 and 2022.

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