British World Cup ticket exec turns himself in: Prosecutor

AFP| Last Updated: Jul 15, 2014, 01:29 AM IST

Rio de Janeiro: A British World Cup ticketing executive wanted in Brazil for alleged involvement with a scalping network, turned himself in on Monday, a Rio state prosecutor told AFP.

Ray Whelan, a director of FIFA partner Match Services, left his Rio hotel before police could detain him last Thursday, surrendered to a Rio judge, prosecutor Marcus Kac said.