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FIFA denies top official Jerome Valcke was involved in $10-million payment
FIFA denies top official Jerome Valcke was involved in $10-million payment

FIFA is disputing a published report that federal authorities believe the secretary general of soccer's governing body was behind $10 million in bank transactions that are at the center of allegations in international soccer's bribery and corruption scandal. The New York Times reported Monday that U.S. law enforcement officials believe Jerome Valcke, FIFA President Sepp Blatter's top lieutenant, transferred bribe money to accounts controlled by Jack Warner, president of CONCACAF, the regional federation that oversees soccer in North America, Central America and the Caribbean. Valcke is believed to be the man identified as a “high-ranking FIFA...

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