Swiss police have raided the offices of European football’s governing body Uefa in the wake of the ‘Panama Papers’ leak.
BREAKING: After yesterday's Cross Trading/Teleamazonas story,
UEFA</a> have today been raided by Swiss Police. <a href="https://t.co/G7KzqUKq1n">pic.twitter.com/G7KzqUKq1n</a></p>— Messi Minutes (MessiMinutes) April 6, 2016
Police seized details of a TV contract signed by current FIFA 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.
Swiss police raid UEFA offices after Gianni Infantino became implicated in Panama Papers saga pic.twitter.com/JkkJJaSLM3— Bleacher Report UK (@br_uk) April 6, 2016
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.”
Hugo Jinkis and his son Mariano are currently under house arrest in Argentina.