The FBI is reportedly investigating claims that the USA and English bids to host the 2018 soccer World Cup competition had their email accounts targeted by hackers.
According to media reports, FBI investigators have already questioned members of England’s failed bid team as part of a wider investigation into allegations of corruption around the bidding process.
Of course, any team which had an insight on the secret plans and communications of a rival bidding team would have an unfair advantage.
The English officials are not suspected of any wrongdoing, but – according to media reports – the FBI asked specific questions related to the activities of the Russian team.
Russia, who ultimately won the opportunity to host the 2018 FIFA tournament, has…
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