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'World Cup of fraud' rocks FIFA, soccer's top body
'World Cup of fraud' rocks FIFA, soccer's top body

After a day of police raids and high-profile arrests that staggered the world of soccer, prosecutors in the U.S. and Switzerland said their probe into corruption at the sport's highest levels had only begun. Trouble for what is often called "the beautiful game" began early Wednesday when U.S. Atty. Gen. Loretta Lynch announced that a lengthy investigation into the business dealings of FIFA — soccer's governing body — had uncovered decades of bribery totaling more than $150 million. Federal racketeering charges were unveiled against 14 people, including nine current and former FIFA executives, seven of whom were arrested at a luxury hotel near the...

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