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Wide-Ranging FIFA Corruption Probe Nets More Than a Dozen New Arrests

FIFA [1]By Steve Neavling

More than a dozen people are expected to be charged following the pre-dawn arrests Thursday in Switzerland in the wide-ranging corruption probe of FIFA, soccer’s multibillion-dollar governing body, the New York Times reports. [2]

The investigation involves current and former senior soccer officials who are accused of money laundering, fraud and racketeering.

Thursday’s raid follows a series of similar arrests in May.

The arrests heavily involved South and Central American soccer leaders.

The investigation is being led by the U.S.