Rui Pinto was the anonymous whistleblower behind Football Leaks. At the beginning of January, he was arrested in Hungary, a day after the interrogation by the Belgian officers, he was extradited to Portugal. There, a complaint for breach of confidentiality and attempted extortion.also Read Belgian detectives to talk with whistleblower Football Leaks
Belgium is in the first place interested in what the Football Leaks documents may provide for the examination Excelsior Mouscron. The federal public prosecutor's office has since april last year, a study schriftvervalsing, fraud and money laundering, and the question on which way Mouscron the past few years, a license for first class has been able to obtain.
The Belgian court froze the previous month, the accounts of Mouscron and appointed two provisional administrators until there is clarity about where the money comes from.