Markus Kattner

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Kattner challenges FIFA sacking – source tells AFP

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA's disgraced former secretary general Markus Kattner has begun legal action to challenge his "unjustified" sacking, a source close to the German told AFP on Tuesday.

The 46-year-old, who was also FIFA's financial chief, was fired with immediate effect on May 23 after the discovery of a secret bonus scheme that paid out millions of dollars over a period of years.

Kattner challenges FIFA sacking – source tells AFP

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA's disgraced former secretary general Markus Kattner has begun legal action to challenge his "unjustified" sacking, a source close to the German told AFP on Tuesday.

The 46-year-old, who was also FIFA's financial chief, was fired with immediate effect on May 23 after the discovery of a secret bonus scheme that paid out millions of dollars over a period of years.

FIFA name new chief finance officer

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA on Friday named a new chief finance officer to replace the disgraced Markus Kattner.

The Swiss-German was fired after being involved in a staggering multi-million dollar self-enrichment scandal through illicit bonus payments and pay rises that also helped bring down former president Sepp Blatter and secretary general Jerome Valcke.

FIFA name new chief finance officer

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA on Friday named a new chief finance officer to replace the disgraced Markus Kattner.

The Swiss-German was fired after being involved in a staggering multi-million dollar self-enrichment scandal through illicit bonus payments and pay rises that also helped bring down former president Sepp Blatter and secretary general Jerome Valcke.

Raid on FIFA amid new revelations on Blatter payments

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Zurich (AFP) Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two of his deputies awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments over the past five years, FIFA said Friday, after Swiss investigators raided the headquarters of football's governing body.

On a day that FIFA also had to deny media reports that new president Gianni Infantino was under investigation, it said Blatter, former secretary general Jerome Valcke and finance director Markus Kattner made a coordinated effort to "enrich themselves" and that Swiss and US authorities were being informed.

Raid on FIFA amid new revelations on Blatter payments

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Zurich (AFP) Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter and two of his deputies awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments over the past five years, FIFA said Friday, after Swiss investigators raided the headquarters of football's governing body.

On a day that FIFA also had to deny media reports that new president Gianni Infantino was under investigation, it said Blatter, former secretary general Jerome Valcke and finance director Markus Kattner made a coordinated effort to "enrich themselves" and that Swiss and US authorities were being informed.

Swiss prosecutors say probing Blatter, Valcke and Kattner contracts

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Zurich (AFP) Swiss prosecutors said Friday they were probing the contracts of former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter and two deputies after the organisation revealed they had awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments.

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland(OAG) said it was investigating the contracts of Blatter, former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and finance director Markus Kattner, following a search of FIFA's headquarters Thursday as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.

Swiss prosecutors say probing Blatter, Valcke and Kattner contracts

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Zurich (AFP) Swiss prosecutors said Friday they were probing the contracts of former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter and two deputies after the organisation revealed they had awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments.

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland(OAG) said it was investigating the contracts of Blatter, former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and finance director Markus Kattner, following a search of FIFA's headquarters Thursday as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.

Swiss prosecutors say probing Blatter, Valcke and Kattner contracts

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Zurich (AFP) Swiss prosecutors said Friday they were probing the contracts of former FIFA chief Sepp Blatter and two deputies after the organisation revealed they had awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments.

The Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland(OAG) said it was investigating the contracts of Blatter, former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke and finance director Markus Kattner, following a search of FIFA's headquarters Thursday as part of an ongoing criminal investigation.

Swiss raid on FIFA amid new revelations on Blatter payments

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Zurich (AFP) Swiss investigators have searched the FIFA headquarters as the world football governing body revealed that former president Sepp Blatter and two of his deputies awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments over the past five years.

On a day that FIFA also had to deny media reports that new president Gianni Infantino was under investigation, it said Blatter, former secretary general Jerome Valcke and finance director Markus Kattner made a coordinated effort to "enrich themselves" and that Swiss and US authorities were being informed.

Swiss raid on FIFA amid new revelations on Blatter payments

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Zurich (AFP) Swiss investigators have searched the FIFA headquarters as the world football governing body revealed that former president Sepp Blatter and two of his deputies awarded themselves more than $80 million in often suspicious payments over the past five years.

On a day that FIFA also had to deny media reports that new president Gianni Infantino was under investigation, it said Blatter, former secretary general Jerome Valcke and finance director Markus Kattner made a coordinated effort to "enrich themselves" and that Swiss and US authorities were being informed.

FIFA headquarters searched, documents seized

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Zurich (AFP) Swiss investigators have searched FIFA's Zurich headquarters and seized documents, the country's prosecution authority said on Friday, while FIFA said the search targeted sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner.

"As part of the ongoing criminal investigations in the FIFA affair, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland(OAG) carried out a search of FIFA's headquarters on 2 June 2016 with the aim of confirming existing findings and obtaining further information," it said in a statement.

FIFA headquarters searched, documents seized

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Zurich (AFP) Swiss investigators have searched FIFA's Zurich headquarters and seized documents, the country's prosecution authority said on Friday, while FIFA said the search targeted sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner.

"As part of the ongoing criminal investigations in the FIFA affair, the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland(OAG) carried out a search of FIFA's headquarters on 2 June 2016 with the aim of confirming existing findings and obtaining further information," it said in a statement.

FIFA fires deputy secretary following discovery of secret bonus scheme

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FIFA’s deputy secretary general Markus Kattner has been “fired with immediate effect”, after it was discovered that there existed a secret bonus scheme that paid out millions of dollars over a period of years.

Kattner took over as acting secretary general since his predecessor Jérôme Valcke was suspended and then banned from football for 12 years.

FIFA sack top official over bonuses worth millions

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA on Monday sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner for financial 'breaches' involving secret bonuses worth millions of dollars, according to sources close to an inquiry by the world body.

Kattner's downfall topples another member of ex-president Sepp Blatter's inner circle at football's world body.

FIFA sack top official over bonuses worth millions

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA on Monday sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner for financial 'breaches' involving secret bonuses worth millions of dollars, according to sources close to an inquiry by the world body.

Kattner's downfall topples another member of ex-president Sepp Blatter's inner circle at football's world body.

FIFA sack top official over ‘breaches’ worth millions

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA on Monday sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner for financial 'breaches' involving millions of dollars, according to sources close to an inquiry by the world body.

Kattner's downfall topples another member of ex-president Sepp Blatter's inner circle at football's world body.

FIFA sack top official over ‘breaches’ worth millions

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA on Monday sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner for financial 'breaches' involving millions of dollars, according to sources close to an inquiry by the world body.

Kattner's downfall topples another member of ex-president Sepp Blatter's inner circle at football's world body.

FIFA sack deputy general secretary general Kattner

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA on Monday sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner for financial 'breaches' linked to his job.

Kattner had been acting general secretary after previous general secretary Jerome Valcke was also dismissed for irregularities.

"Kattner has been dismissed from his position effective immediately," the world body said in a statement.

FIFA sack deputy general secretary general Kattner

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Zurich (AFP) FIFA on Monday sacked deputy general secretary Markus Kattner for financial 'breaches' linked to his job.

Kattner had been acting general secretary after previous general secretary Jerome Valcke was also dismissed for irregularities.

"Kattner has been dismissed from his position effective immediately," the world body said in a statement.

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