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Police investigate Brazil's Handball Confederation

July 12, 2018 11:51 AM

SAO PAULO (AP) — Police say they are investigating suspected irregularities committed by the Brazilian Handball Confederation in the use of government funds for the 2011 World Women's Handball Championship held in Brazil.

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The Federal Police agency says in a Thursday statement that it's looking into the possible misappropriation of about $3.5 million that the Ministry of Sports had set aside for the championship.

The statement says preliminary investigations point to over-billing for goods and services and payments for services not rendered and goods never delivered.

The confederation had no immediate comment.

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