The 1. FC Magdeburg has introduced a whistleblower system with effect from 1 February 2023 and has appointed Prof. Dr. Cherkeh, lawyer and specialist in sports law, as the external ombudsperson for this purpose.
"External contact person for whistleblowers
Our ombudsperson is available to full-time and voluntary employees, officials (including former officials), members, business and cooperation partners of 1. FC Magdeburg e.V. and 1. FC Magdeburg Spielbetriebs GmbH as well as external third parties as a personal contact person in order to confidentially receive information and tips on potential or actual violations of laws or internal regulations in connection with the activities of 1. FCM via protected communication channels. If you are unsure how to evaluate observations or facts, then discuss this in confidence with the ombudsperson of the 1. FCM. (...)."