Jailed Football Leaks whistleblower bites back at Portuguese prosecutors

By and L'EIC

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Rui Pinto, the whistleblower behind the Football Leaks revelations which have shaken the world of professional football, notably providing evidence of corruption and tax evasion on a grand scale, has slammed the prosecution services in his native Portugal, where he has now spent more than six months in preventive detention and stands accused of a total of 147 offences, for ignoring evidence of corruption he previously submitted to them and for making him “a sort of political prisoner”.