Statement: Concerning announced resignation of FIFA President
Bern, 02.06.2015 - 02.06.2015
The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland (OAG) has taken note of the announced resignation of Joseph S. Blatter as President of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA).
The OAG has opened criminal proceedings against persons unknown on suspicion of criminal mismanagement and of money laundering. Therefore, Joseph S. Blatter is not under investigation by the OAG. His announced resignation will have no influence on the ongoing criminal proceedings. The OAG will not release any further information.
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Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland