Markus Kattner. (Photograph by Alexander Hassenstein by way of Getty Photographs)
Soccer’s world governing physique FIFA has banned Markus Kattner, a former main official within the Zurich organisation, for 10 years and has fined him a million Swiss francs ($1.06 million) after a probe into bonus funds.
“The adjudicatory chamber of the impartial Ethics Committee has discovered Markus Kattner, former FIFA Deputy Secretary Common and Performing Secretary Common, responsible of conflicts of curiosity and having abused his place, in violation of the FIFA Code of Ethics,” FIFA mentioned in a press release on Tuesday.
“The investigation into Mr Kattner coated varied prices regarding bonus funds in relation to FIFA competitions that have been paid to high FIFA administration officers (together with Mr Kattner), varied amendments to and extensions of employment contracts, reimbursement of personal authorized prices, and Mr Kattner’s duties as an official.”