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Rio ticket scandal probe facing ‘major obstacles’

Inquiry says witnesses cannot cooperate with it because they are also facing a criminal investigation

4th June, 2017

The state inquiry into the Rio Olympics ticket scandal has admitted it is facing major obstacles because key players are prevented from cooperating with it because of fear of self-incrimination.

The non-statutory inquiry set up by the Minister for Sport Shane Ross has circulated a draft report in recent weeks to various parties and is due to send this to government this month.

In its draft report, the inquiry says it has faced major obstacles...

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