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2022 World Cup host Qatar spied on ex-Swiss prosecutor amid FIFA bid concerns: Report

Summary by Ground News
A spying operation on behalf of World Cup host Qatar bugged a 2017 hotel meeting between FIFA president Gianni Infantino and Switzerland's then-attorney general. At the time the prosecutor was overseeing a years-long probe of soccer officials that had begun in 2014 to look for suspected financial wrongdoing linked to World Cup bidders. The Qatari government's international media office dismissed the NZZ report as another attempt to spread false information about Qatar.

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