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BOTs tax havens played a key role in 'rampant, systemic' corruption in soccer

Wednesday, June 10th 2015 - 22:10 UTC
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British overseas tax havens in the Caribbean played a key role in what US authorities have called “rampant, systemic and deep-rooted” corruption in the world of football, according to Britain’s Observer newspaper. Read full article

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  • Marcos Alejandro

    ”the overseas territories. They are becoming a serious problem for the world.”
    Still behaving like pirates..

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 01:23 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    “BOTs tax havens played a key role in 'rampant, systemic' corruption in soccer”

    only in soccer...?
    LOL
    they play a key role in rampant systemic corruption, period.
    they launder money that comes nor only from corruption, but also from kidnapping, slave trade, slave labor, drug traffic, etc, etc, etc.

    BOT´s are a synonym of corruption.

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 03:09 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Islander1

    Marcos and Paul- you are and the Observer- all wrong- I am sure you will find that all B.O.T.s can be forced to open up to international fraud/moneylaundering investigations if there is reasonable evidence.
    UK - as the responsible power for overseas relations etc can force it - and I am sure UK will if needed.

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 09:38 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Brasileiro

    What can we expect from Pirates?

    We must isolate them before they corrupt our values, hope and dignity.

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 09:48 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Briton

    The rule of law will prevail,

    if they are guilty they must be punished,

    let the law deal with this, rather than the rough masses.

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 10:20 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    Aaaarh, Jim Lad. Avast my hearties and prepare to be boarded.

    CFK and Fat Max are forever grateful to tax havens. How else could they have stolen so much money from the Argentine people and secured it overseas?

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 11:12 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • knarfw

    $750,000, $500,000 and $250,00 are not exactly earth shattering amounts are they? Why would any bank raise an eyebrow over such piffling amounts?

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 11:53 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    Nice deflection, Elaine. Quite worthy of your standards, even if they seem to... overlap...

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 11:59 am - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Conqueror

    @8. And argieland steals billions. Currently known to be US$7 billion. Never mind, the world has time. Have you tried history? The West always wins. As China found out. Think anything's changed? China is currently useful. When we've finished? And latam can go with it.

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 03:08 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    When you are what, conqui? I'm sorry a countryman of ours stole your lady. But hey, it could've been anyone.

    Literally.

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 03:21 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • paulcedron

    elaina
    “CFK and Fat Max are forever grateful to tax havens. How else could they have stolen so much money from the Argentine people and secured it overseas?”

    exactly.
    as i wisely said many, many times, YOU, inhabitants of the BOTs, are the best accomplices of CFK and Fat Max.

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 03:29 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • ElaineB

    I don't live in a BOT. I have told you so many times but you seem to have short-term memory loss.

    @8 Just playing with the silly pirate remarks. Don't you all feel foolish?

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 03:39 pm - Link - Report abuse 0
  • Stevie

    Yes, Elaine... You truly caught me unguarded...

    Jun 11th, 2015 - 03:49 pm - Link - Report abuse 0

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