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Zurich police arrest six top FIFA officials on corruption charges

May 27, 2015    

A number of top FIFA officials have been arrested on corruption charges in an early morning police operation in Zurich, according to the New York Times and the Guardian. The Swiss Federal Office of Justice later issued a statement saying that six soccer officials were arrested in Zurich today (Wednesday) and detained pending extradition. The US authorities suspect them of having received bribes totaling in the USD millions.However, the New York Times quotes anonymous law enforcement officials saying they expect more than 10 people to be arrested, not all of whom were in Zurich, while the Guard...

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