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British Banks to Review of Possible Corrupt FIFA Payments

Two British banks say they have launched internal reviews into how allegedly corrupt payments were funneled through their institutions as part of the years-long world football bribery scheme. Barclays and Standard Chartered were among dozens of banks mentioned in the U.S. indictment last week charging 14 media and marketing executives and officials at FIFA, the sport's global governing body, in a $150 million bribery scandal related to the award of sports media contracts. No banks...

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