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FIFA Scandal: Warner Expresses Fears For His Life

Posted: Jun 4, 2015 at 12:19 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

•Threatens To Release ‘Avalanche’ Of Secrets

THE former FIFA Vice President, Jack Warner, has made an extraordinary television appearance in which he said he fears for his life, claiming that he will prove a link between soccer’s governing body and the national elections in his native Trinidad and Tobago.

The claims is coming as FIFA struggles to cope with the ongoing fallout following corruption charges that were issued by US authorities against Warner and 13 other key football figures.

Warner is the subject of an Interpol red notice and was arrested and held in jail overnight in Trinidad last Wednesday, but was later released on bail.

He initially denied any wrongdoing, and said at the time he was “afforded no due process”, adding that he would release an “avalanche of secrets about the world soccer body and some of the officials.

Following his arrest, in a televised broadcast in Trinidad on Thursday, Warner claimed he had documentation that could prove a link between key Fifa officials and the 2010 Trinidad election.

“I will no longer keep secrets for them,” he said.

Warner alleged that the documents “also deal with my knowledge of transactions at FIFA, including – but not limited to – its president, Mr. Sepp Blatter”.