Zurich - Swiss prosecutors said
Thursday that FIFA have agreed to hand over the emails of suspended secretary
general Jerome Valcke.
Access to the emails had
been demanded by Switzerland's Attorney General Michael Lauber as part of his
probe into corruption allegations surrounding the bidding process for the 2018
and 2022 World Cups.
afternoon, FIFA informed the Office of the Attorney General of Switzerland
(OAG) to unseal all email accounts belonging to Mr. Jerome Valcke, suspended
secretary-general," said a statement from the prosecutor's office.
"The OAG will have
access to Mr. Valcke's email accounts as requested.
"Furthermore, the OAG
is pleased to note that FIFA has handed over on its own initiative Jerome
Valcke's emails since May 2015."