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Swiss police raid UEFA in the wake of the 'Panama Papers' leak

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Swiss police raid UEFA in the wake of the 'Panama Papers' leak

<p>Swiss police have raided the offices of European football’s governing body Uefa in the wake of the ‘Panama Papers’ leak.</p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr"><span class="caps">BREAKING</span>: After yesterday's Cross Trading/Teleamazonas story, <a href="https://twitter.com/UEFA"><code>UEFA</a> have today been raided by Swiss Police. <a href="https://t.co/G7KzqUKq1n">pic.twitter.com/G7KzqUKq1n</a></p>&mdash; Messi Minutes (</code>MessiMinutes) <a href="https://twitter.com/MessiMinutes/status/717719796381523968">April 6, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Police seized details of a TV contract signed by current <span class="caps">FIFA</span> boss Gianni Infantino while legal director at Uefa with Hugo Jinkis, indicted by the US in May as part of an alleged multi-million dollar fraud. </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Swiss police raid <span class="caps">UEFA</span> offices after Gianni Infantino became implicated in Panama Papers saga <a href="https://t.co/JkkJJaSLM3">pic.twitter.com/JkkJJaSLM3</a></p>— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) <a href="https://twitter.com/br_uk/status/717726624603619334">April 6, 2016</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Uefa have denied any wrongdoing stating: “Uefa can confirm that today we received a visit from the office of the Swiss Federal Police acting under a warrant and requesting sight of the contracts between Uefa and Cross Trading/Teleamazonas. Naturally, Uefa is providing the Federal Police with all relevant documents in our possession and will cooperate fully.” </p> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet"tw-align-center data-lang="en"><p lang="es" dir="ltr">Hugo y Mariano Jinkis son excarcelados en caso <span class="caps">FIFA</span>: <a href="http://t.co/PC0a3Xo4Du">http://t.co/PC0a3Xo4Du</a> <a href="http://t.co/0HjVbvR4qJ">pic.twitter.com/0HjVbvR4qJ</a></p>— TelevisaPuntoCom (@TelevisaDotCom) <a href="https://twitter.com/TelevisaDotCom/status/637419449730121728">August 29, 2015</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <p>Hugo Jinkis and his son Mariano are currently under house arrest in Argentina.</p>