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FIFA Officials Face Corruption Charges

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FIFA officials are now facing corruption charges for bribery that occurred in the US and was paid through US bank accounts.

As leaders of FIFA, soccer’s global governing body, gathered for their annual meeting, more than a dozen plain-clothed Swiss law enforcement officials arrived unannounced at the Baur au Lac hotel, an elegant five-star property with views of the Alps and Lake Zurich. They went to the front desk to get keys and proceeded upstairs to the rooms.

FIFA Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges; Blatter Isn’t Among Them by The New York Times

I'm not a big football fan, but it's not good to see one of the worlds biggest sports tainted in the last few years by allegations of corruption.

I wonder if Sepp will get through this scandal unscathed?