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May 28, 2015 10:12 am

Indicted Former FIFA Official Blamed ‘Zionism’ for Bribery Scandal in 2011

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Ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner blames 'Zionism' for the bribery scandal he was involved in. Photo: Screenshot.

Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner, arrested in Trinidad and Tobago on Wednesday on bribery charges as part of a massive bust of top soccer officials, previously blamed “Zionism” for a bribery scandal which saw him forced from the world soccer body in 2011.

Warner surrendered to authorities late Wednesday in his native Trinidad and Tobago after his name appeared on a list of nine current or former FIFA officials and five business executives who “abused their positions of trust to acquire millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks,” according to U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch.

Read full story at The Times of Israel.

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