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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
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Swiss police have raided the offices of European football’s governing body Uefa in the wake of the ‘Panama Papers’ leak.

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.

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.