Top FIFA officials arrested in Zurich

Top FIFA officials arrested in Zurich

UPDATE: police have arrested six high ranking FIFA officials, including its Vice President, and plan to extradite them to the USA on corruption charges.



Top FIFA officials arrested in Zurich on corruption charges

Top FIFA officials arrested in Zurich on corruption charges

Top officials of footballs world governing body FIFA were arrested on corruption charges by Swiss authorities in Zurich on Wednesday Following the early morning arrests the officials may be extradited to the United States the New York Times reported

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Fifa arrests part of US Justice Department corruption probe

Fifa arrests part of US Justice Department corruption probe

Swiss police have begun making arrests as part of a US Justice Department investigation into corruption involving individuals at Fifa, football's ruling body.

Senior FIFA officials to be charged

Senior FIFA officials to be charged

The U.S. Justice Department plans to announce corruption charges against senior officials at FIFA, law enforcement officials say. CNN's Evan Perez has more.

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BREAKING: FIFA officials face US extradition after being arrested on corruption charges

BREAKING: FIFA officials face US extradition after being arrested on corruption charges

TOP FIFA officials are facing extradition to the US after being arrested on corruption charges at a hotel in Zurich, according to reports.

FIFA Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges; Face Extradition To U.S.

FIFA Officials Arrested On Corruption Charges; Face Extradition To U.S.

Swiss authorities began an extraordinary early-morning operation here Wednesday to arrest several top soccer officials and extradite them to the United States on federal corruption charges. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may

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MTA gets $4.8B from city taxpayers

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FIFA Officials Held On Corruption Charges

FIFA Officials Held On Corruption Charges

Several top FIFA officials have been arrested in Switzerland on corruption charges, according to reports.

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Justice Dept. to charge FIFA officials with corruption

Justice Dept. to charge FIFA officials with corruption

The U.S. Justice Department plans to announce corruption charges against senior officials at FIFA, the world's soccer governing body, law enforcement officials say. Up to 14 people are expected to be charged Wednesday based on an indictment in federa...

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