Tag: CONCACAF

Webb’s CONCACAF replacement netted in FIFA probe

Webb’s CONCACAF replacement netted in FIFA probe

| 03/12/2015 | 32 Comments
(CNS): The acting president of the region’s football body has been arrested in a dawn raid in Zürich in the latest round of arrests in the growing FIFA scandal. CONCACAF’s acting president, Alfredo Hawit, who replaced Cayman’s Jeffrey Webb after his arrest in Switzerland in May, was netted on [...]

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Swiss grant request for Takkas’ extradition

Swiss grant request for Takkas’ extradition

| 09/10/2015 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Swiss authorities have approved the US extradition request for Costas Takkas, who was Jeffrey Webb’s assistant when he was CONCACAF president. Takkas, who was once a resident of the Cayman Islands and a general secretary with the Cayman Islands Football Association, was working for Webb as [...]

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FIFA plans to suspend beleaguered president

FIFA plans to suspend beleaguered president

| 07/10/2015 | 16 Comments
(CNS): In the face of the mounting scandals, executives at the world’s football governing body, FIFA, have finally indicated an intention to suspend their president, Sepp Blatter, but only on temporary suspension for three months. Officials from FIFA’s Ethics Committee recommended putting him o [...]

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Swiss FIFA probe nets Blatter as scandal widens

Swiss FIFA probe nets Blatter as scandal widens

| 25/09/2015 | 31 Comments
(CNS): Sepp Blatter, the president of FIFA, is now under criminal investigation in Switzerland. The football boss was questioned by police in Zürich Friday in connection with a deal with the Caribbean Football Union when Jack Warner was president and a payment to Michel Platini, President of Union [...]

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Swiss to extradite Esquivel, Trinidad agrees to give up Warner

Swiss to extradite Esquivel, Trinidad agrees to give up Warner

| 23/09/2015 | 9 Comments
(CNS): Jack Warner and Rafael Esquivel are both now facing extradition to the United States in the massive FiFA bribery and corruption investigation after both the Trinidad and Swiss authorities agreed to the American request. Warner (72), who was Jeffrey Webb’s predecessor as CONCACAF presid [...]

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Webb heads to Georgia for cheaper house arrest

Webb heads to Georgia for cheaper house arrest

| 08/09/2015 | 42 Comments
(CNS): A New York judge has granted permission for Cayman’s Jeffrey Webb to move his house arrest to his home in Atlanta, Georgia. The former FIFA vice president and CONCACAF president had applied for a change in his $10 million bail conditions so he could live at his house in Loganville, as he sa [...]

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Webb can’t afford NY house arrest

Webb can’t afford NY house arrest

| 27/08/2015 | 60 Comments
(CNS): The cost of financing his own house arrest in New York is driving Jeffrey Webb, the former CONCACAF president and FIFA Vice President broke, according to claims filed in the courts. Caught up in the massive FIFA corruption and bribery scandal, the Caymanian football boss was released by the [...]

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Webb appears in Brooklyn court as FIFA case rolls on

Webb appears in Brooklyn court as FIFA case rolls on

| 17/08/2015 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The former CONCACAF President, Caymanian Jeffrey Webb, appeared in court in New York on Friday and his case was adjourned until 9 October. Prosecutor Evan Norris told the judge that US officials had begun turning over evidence to Webb’s attorneys and that the case was proceeding. Accord [...]

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Webb denies charges, bailed on $10M bond

Webb denies charges, bailed on $10M bond

| 18/07/2015 | 86 Comments
(CNS): Former CIFA President Jeffrey Webb has denied allegations of corruption and bribery in the massive FIFA racketeering investigation and has been bailed but placed under house arrest on a $10 million bond according to news reports. Despite speculation that Webb was in talks with the US authori [...]

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Webb crosses Atlantic under guard

Webb crosses Atlantic under guard

| 16/07/2015 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The former FIFA vice president, CONCACAF and local football president, Jeffrey Webb, is understood to have arrived in New York after he was handed over to the United States authorities Wednesday. The Swiss authorities have confirmed that one of the seven officials arrested in Switzerland on b [...]

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US and CIG mum on Webb extradition

US and CIG mum on Webb extradition

| 13/07/2015 | 12 Comments
(CNS): Both the American and local authorities remained tight-lipped Monday regarding the extradition of Jeffrey Webb following revelations that one of the FIFA officials detained in Switzerland will go to the US to answer corruption allegations in the football scandal. While undisclosed sources ha [...]

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