Category: Watson Canover

FIFA panel member is stood down during Cayman Islands corruption probe

A member of FIFA’s financial watchdog panel has been temporarily suspended while implicated in the Cayman Islands corruption investigation. Canover Watson was questioned last month by police anti-corruption and financial crime units in his native Cayman Islands on suspicion of corruption and money-laundering. He denies wrongdoing. FIFA said audit committee chairman… – Continue reading

FIFA audit panel asks member quizzed in Cayman Islands corruption case to explain his arrest

FIFA’s financial monitoring panel has asked one of its members to explain his arrest in a corruption case. Canover Watson was detained in his native Cayman Islands on Aug. 28 by police anti-corruption and financial crime units. Local media reported that Watson was quizzed about alleged money laundering and abuse… – Continue reading