Posted February 17, 2012 on AP on Fox
Trinidad and Tobago's soccer federation said Friday that it plans to sue former FIFA vice president Jack Warner to recover millions of dollars in funds, including those slated for Haiti as a post-earthquake donation. Federation lawyer Derek Ali told a judge that he planned to file a lawsuit and accused Warner of not releasing the audited accounts. High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad ordered Ali to send Warner a protocol letter advising him of the federation's intentions. The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation recently acknowledged it had ''surrendered its authority'' to Warner, who had served as the federation's special adviser and resigned last year to avoid a bribery probe by FIFA. Warner spoke briefly to reporters after the federation made its announcement. ''That is their right to do so,'' he said. ''Let us see what happens.'' The federation has said that Warner controlled a bank account in its name that was set to receive $750,000 pledged by FIFA and South Korean socc...
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