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FIFA Arrests Put Spotlight on Football Corruption

Arrests of the leaders of the international football federation FIFA on corruption charges happened in Zurich, Switzerland.

The police arrested seven FIFA officials though 14, both in and out of the group, are facing charges of high-level corruption. The arrests came from the U.S. Department of Justice, who alleged the group’s leaders were involved in a racketeering, wire fraud, and money laundering conspiracy.