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Trinidad extradition hearing delayed for ex-FIFA VP Warner

PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) A court is giving former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner more time to fight being extradited from Trinidad & Tobago to the United States to face corruption charges. A chief magistrate on Monday set a new hearing date of Aug. 28 after a government lawyer requested more time to examine the extradition request from the U.S. Justice Department. The U...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Trinidad judge postpones extradition hearing for Jack Warner

PORT-OF-SPAIN Trinidad - A Trinidad judge has adjourned an extradition hearing for former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner until later this month. Defense lawyer Nyree Alfonso says Thursday's hearing was adjourned because U.S. authorities have yet to send charges to Trinidad. Chief Magistrate Marcia Ayers-Ceasar set a new hearing date of July 27. A grinning Warner emerged from the...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

John Oliver responds to Jack Warner’s response (with fire!)

The war between John Oliver of Last Week Tonight and Jack Warner continues to roll right along. On Sunday night, Oliver touched on Warner once again, issuing a response to Warner’s latest ridiculous video. There are so many good things about this video, including… -John Oliver’s business card -The revelation about Warner’s dramatic music -FIRE! FIRE! FIRE! Will Warner respond...
Via Awful Announcing
June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Former FIFA VP Jack Warner responds to comedian John Oliver's ad on Trinidadian TV

Backed by what sounds like the soundtrack of a Lifetime movie video, disgraced former FIFA official Jack Warner responded to John Oliver's four minute paid advertisement on Trinidadian television. In the ad titled "The Mittens of Disapproval are On," a comical reference to Warner's video titled "Jack Warner: The Gloves are Off" in which he promised to release "spectacular FIFA...
Via Fox Sports
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jack Warner calls out John Oliver in bizarre address

FIFA’s corruption scandal has now officially come to a global war of words between disgraced former executive Jack Warner and British comedian John Oliver.  Although Oliver has been slinging comedic arrows at FIFA for quite some time now, apparently his buying TV time in Warner’s home country of Trinidad & Tobago was the final straw. Warner taped this address finally...
Via Awful Announcing
June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jack Warner Received $750K Of FIFA Cash Meant For Haiti Earthquake Relief

Jack Warner seemingly rode FIFA’s gravy train during good times and bad ones. Federal investigators in the United States are investigating Warner’s connection to the disappearance of $750,000 meant for disaster relief efforts in Haiti following the 2010 earthquake, according to the BBC. FIFA sent $250,000, and the South Korean Football Association added...
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Former FIFA exec Jack Warner investigated over Haiti disaster money

Jack Warner is in even more trouble. Warner, former and one of the primary targets of the ongoing FIFA investigation, is being further investigated for “the disappearance of money meant for victims of the Haiti earthquake.” Warner stands accused of taking $750,000 intended for the Haitian people. This money was donated by FIFA ($250,000) and the Korean Football Association ...
Via 32 Flags
June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

INTERPOL targets former FIFA officials, sports execs

  Add INTERPOL to the list of law enforcement authorities who want to arrest and detain former FIFA officials and their cronies in corruption.   INTERPOL has issued “Red Notices,” or wanted persons alerts, for former FIFA officials Jack Warner and Nicolas Leoz and four corporate executives, the international police force announced Thursday. INTERPOL issued...
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

John Oliver’s latest monologue on FIFA is a work of art

John Oliver’s monologue on Last Week Tonight is becoming a weekly must-see event.  When that monologue is on FIFA corruption, it is a true thing of beauty.  Oliver has previously targeted FIFA on multiple occasions on his program, but this week’s episode amounted to a victory cigar after the arrest of several FIFA executives on corruption charges. Here it is in its entirety...
Via Awful Announcing
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Disgraced former CONCACAF president Jack Warner cites an Onion article as the real thing

The FIFA bribery scandal has certainly made for good copy for the world’s newspapers. As they continue to report on Sepp Blatter and his minions, the papers have some new fodder and it’s none other than former CONCACAF President Jack Warner who has released a video regarding his arrest last week. Now it starts off innocuously with Warner proclaiming his shock and innocence of...
Via Awful Announcing
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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