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FIFA adviser quits anti-corruption panel

April 23, 2013
By Associated Press
GENEVA -- A leading FIFA anti-corruption adviser has resigned, contending soccer's governing body failed to change its culture after bribery and vote-buying scandals.

The international nonprofit group TRACE says its president, Alexandra Wrage, has given up her position on a FIFA advisory panel chaired by Swiss law professor Mark Pieth. The group says FIFA "remains the closed society that fueled its problems to begin with." FIFA declined to comment the resignation.

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