Chasing Soccer’s Secrets, Hacker Found Those of Africa’s Richest Woman, Too

Tariq Panja reports:

The Portuguese fan was looking for soccer’s secrets when he began hacking into the legal and financial networks supporting the game’s multibillion-dollar industry five years ago.

For years, he plundered internal documents and secret agreements, unmasking questionable practices — and even criminality — by lawyers and players and teams, and then published the information anonymously on a platform he called Football Leaks.

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