Attorney General Lynch Announces 16 Additional FIFA Officials Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy & Corruption

December 3, 2015

A 92-count superseding indictment was unsealed earlier today in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging an additional 16 defendants with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies, among other offenses, in connection with their participation in a 24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer.  The superseding indictment also includes additional charges for seven of the defendants still pending extradition following the return of the original indictment last May.  The guilty pleas of eight defendants – including Jeffrey Webb, Alejandro Burzaco and José Margulies, three of the defendants indicted last May – were also announced today.

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Updated January 4, 2016