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German soccer federation raided in financial misconduct case


FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — The German soccer federation’s premises have been raided by prosecutors investigating possible financial misconduct. The federation says investigation concerns “irregularities in a contract with a media agency” and that neither the federation itself nor any current employees are suspected of wrongdoing. The dpa news agency reports that a former official’s home and five business addresses were also searched. The news agency also reports that prosecutors suspect the contract may have been a sham.

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