In 2023, The Norwegian National Authority for Investigation and Prosecution of Economic and Environmental Crime (Økokrim) indicted a Norwegian man who was president of the IBU from 1993 to 2018, for aggravated corruption. The offences took place during the period 2009 to 2018.
The charges included accepting bribes in the form of watches, hunting trips and trophies, prostitutes and a leased car which he enjoyed the use of from 2011 to 2018 in Norway.
The man is now sentenced to 3 years and 1 month in prison. 
Senior Public Prosecutor Marianne Djupesland, says the verdict is important in combating corruption both in Norway and internationally: 
"The verdict is an important signal that corruption is uncovered and prosecuted, also in the international sports federations. International top-level sports generate large revenues and handle large assets. The federations are managing large assets and make important decisions that affect both athletes and businesses. We therefore do hope that this verdict will have preventive effects", Djupesland says. 
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