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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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