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Anti-corruption campaigns boosted by FBI’s Blatter investigation

Anti-corruption campaigns boosted by FBI’s Blatter investigation

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New FIFA Now have renewed their efforts to bring reform to Fifa, following the revelation that Sepp Blatter knew of bribes by International Sports and Leisure in the early 90s. A letter penned by João Havelange, honorary president of Fifa until 2013 when he resigned in disgrace, came to light on Monday. BBC’s Panorama reports that the letter’s contents state that Blatter was aware of the $100m (£66.2m) paid by the ISL. The anti-corruption campaign have been using Twitter since the revelation was brought to light, in an attempt to rally followers and casual readers alike to sign their petition against Fifa. The following tweet by New FIFA Now, has been translated from the original French: " Help us to change #FIFA in the long term. Please sign our petition." Aidez-nous a changer l