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FIFA Seeks Tens of Millions in Damages For Bribery Scandals

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  • U.S. prosecutors expect $190 million from defendants
  • FIFA claims salaries, attorneys' fees, reputational damages

FIFA says it’s a victim of the bribery scandals that removed most of its leadership. Now soccer’s global governing body wants tens of millions in restitution, even as it admitted for the first time that executives took illicit payments from countries hoping to host the World Cup.

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