FIFA Officials, Corporate Execs Arrested for Corruption

FIFA Officials, Corporate Execs Arrested for Corruption

On Wednesday, May 5, Swiss police – acting on indictments from the U.S. Department of Justice as well as charges of their own – arrested seven executives of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) at its meeting in Zurich, with 14 individuals facing charges altogether. According to statements by U.S. Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch, this action is only the beginning – more individuals may face questioning or charges as the investigation unfolds.

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