Swiss prosecutor cleared in FIFA probe, to leave job


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  • Friday, 16 Nov 2018

Soccer Football - Official Draw for the FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2018 - Zurich, Switzerland - September 4, 2018 General view of the FIFA logo before the start of the draw REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann

ZURICH (Reuters) - A top Swiss federal prosecutor has been cleared of wrongdoing after being suspended amid questions about his conduct during investigations into suspected corruption surrounding world soccer body FIFA, a special prosecutor in Zurich said on Friday.

Olivier Thormann will nevertheless leave his job as head of the Office of the Attorney General's (OAG) white-collar crimes unit, the OAG said.

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