Israeli bank says cooperating with US FIFA corruption probe

srael’s Bank Hapoalim said it is cooperating with a probe by US authorities into alleged corruption involving officials from world soccer’s governing body, FIFA. A US investigation has indicted at least 14 people, including former FIFA officials, on charges of money laundering and racketeering,

and Hapoalim said the probe was looking into accounts held by some of the suspects with the bank. “Within the framework of cooperation by the bank with the investigation in this matter, it has come to the bank’s attention that the American authorities are investigating the involvement of various banks, among them, the Bank Hapoalim Group,” it said in a statement.



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