Originally posted on Quartz:
As the US Department of Justice’s investigates the so-called “World Cup of Fraud,” in which officials from soccer’s top governing body allegedly took $150 million in bribes and kick-backs, details emerging about FIFA members are astounding. Here are some of the most brazen allegations from both the indictment and previous reports:
A suitcase stacked with dollars. Jack Warner, the former head of the Central and North American Football Association, was allegedly bribed with a suitcase filled with $10,000 in stacks of bills, left in a Paris hotel, to cast a vote for South Africa to host the 2010 World Cup, according to the US Department of Justice. Warner, who has resigned from the football business entirely, denies the charges.
A Miami condo with soccer cash. Daryll Warner, Jack’s son, “f
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