Teixeira Faces Police Investigation: Daily

By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Sports Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Ricardo Teixeira, head of the CBF (Brazilian Football Federation), faces a police investigation on suspicion of illegally transferring funds into Brazil and money laundering. The accusations were made by BBC Panorama alleging Teixeira accepted bribes from the now defunct International Sports and Leisure (ISL), between 1989 and 1999. ISL went bankrupt in 2001.

Teixeira, who has been at the helm of the CBF for over two decades and is presently heading Brazil's 2014 World Cup . . .

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