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US requests ex-FIFA exec extradition

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 00:46

U.S. authorities lodge an official request for the extradition of former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner from Trinidad and Tobago. Paul Chapman reports.

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FIFA's former vice-president Jack Warner, seen here in file footage, leaving court in Trinidad and Tobago in May. On July 27th he's due to appear in court again - this time facing a request by U.S. authorities for his extradition. He's wanted in the U.S. on a dozen charges including bribery and corruption. Official documents asking for the 72-year-old's extradition were received by Trinidad and Tobago's attorney general on Wednesday. Warner is currently on bail. International inquiries into corruption allegations dating back decades have plunged football's governing body into the worst crisis in its 111-year history.

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US requests ex-FIFA exec extradition

Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 00:46