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Fifa exco members took bribes for Qatar World Cup votes, US prosecutors allege

1 month ago   |   By The Guardian

Former Conmebol president among executives named Jack Warner allegedly received $5m to back Russia 2018 Prosecutors in New York have revealed new details of alleged bribes paid to Fifa executive committee members to gain their votes for Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup. An indictment unsealed on Monday in the US District Court in Brooklyn says Nicolás Leoz, the Paraguayan then president of the South American governing body, Conmebol, and the former Brazil federation president Ricardo Teixeira received bribes to vote for Qatar at the 2010 Fifa executive committee meeting.
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Fifa hit with new scandal amid claims supremos were paid bribes to vote for Russia and Qatar World Cups

Fifa hit with new scandal amid claims supremos were paid bribes to vote for Russia and Qatar World Cups

1 month ago   |   By The Sun

FIFA was hit by a fresh World Cup bribery scandal last night.
Court documents allege Trinidad and Tobago's Jack Warner was paid $5million to back Russia - who beat England to host the 2018 World Cup.
France will be looking to defend their World Cup trophy in Qatar in 2022 Getty Images - Getty
United States Department of Justice papers published last night state Warner was among “several committee members offered bribes in connection with their votes” for Russia 2018 and Qatar 2022.
Warner was allegedly sent the cash “in or about and between November 2010 and April 2011” from offshore shell...
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FIFA executives BRIBED to vote in favour of Russia and Qatar World Cups

1 month ago   |   By CaughtOffside

Journalist Tariq Panja has shockingly taken to Twitter to reveal a US indictment that was published earlier tonight that states FIFA executives were bribed in order to vote in favour of the Russia and Qatar World Cups.
As per Off The Ball, the original subject of the indictment regards former Fox executives paying bribes in order to secure broadcast rights to the Copa Libertadores.
The newly-published document sheds light on a much more serious matter.
Jack Warner, a former Vice President of FIFA and Rafael Salguero - who served on FIFA's executive committee, were both paid bribes in order...
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Fifa hit with new scandal amid claims supremos were paid bribes to vote for Russia and Qatar World Cups

Fifa hit with new scandal amid claims supremos were paid bribes to vote for Russia and Qatar World Cups

1 month ago   |   By The Irish Sun

FIFA was hit by a fresh World Cup bribery scandal last night.
Court documents allege Trinidad and Tobago's Jack Warner was paid $5million to back Russia - who beat England to host the 2018 World Cup.
France will be looking to defend their World Cup trophy in Qatar in 2022 Getty Images - Getty
United States Department of Justice papers published last night state Warner was among “several committee members offered bribes in connection with their votes” for Russia 2018 and Qatar 2022.
Warner was allegedly sent the cash “in or about and between November 2010 and April 2011” from offshore shell...
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US indictment alleges a number of FIFA officials accepted bribes for World Cup votes

US indictment alleges a number of FIFA officials accepted bribes for World Cup votes

1 month ago   |   By Daily Mail

Disgraced FIFA vice-president Jack Warner, who was hit with a lifetime ban, is said to have received $5 million in exchange for his vote in favour of Russia hosting the 2018 tournament.
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