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FBI raids CONCACAF headquarters

Top left to right: Rafael Esquivel, Jose Maria Marin, Eduardo Li, and Eugenio Figueredo. Bottom left to right: Nicolas Leoz, Jack Warner, Jeffrey Webb, and Julio Rocha. The eight men are among nine football officials indicted on corruption charges the United States Justice department confirmed on May 27, 2015.
Top left to right: Rafael Esquivel, Jose Maria Marin, Eduardo Li, and Eugenio Figueredo. Bottom left to right: Nicolas Leoz, Jack Warner, Jeffrey Webb, and Julio Rocha. The eight men are among nine football officials indicted on corruption charges the United States Justice department confirmed on May 27, 2015.

US federal agents investigating alleged corruption in world football’s governing bodies raided the North and Central American association CONCACAF’s headquarters in Miami on Wednesday.

As US officials unveiled an indictment against several senior FIFA and CONCACAF figures and arrests were carried out in Switzerland, agents entered the four-storey South Beach office building with boxes to gather evidence.

The current and former presidents of CONCACAF, Jeffrey Webb and Jack Warner, are among 14 defendants accused of masterminding a 24-year-old multimillion-dollar kickback scheme on football marketing contracts.


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