Accused former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner freed

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  • Friday, 29 May 2015

PORT OF SPAIN (Reuters) - Former FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, who has been accused of soliciting bribes as part of a vast corruption case against senior football officials, left jail in Trinidad and Tobago via ambulance on Thursday after he was granted bail, according to local media.

Warner is among nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives charged by the U.S. Department of Justice on Wednesday with running a criminal enterprise that involved more than $150 million in bribes. FIFA is the global body governing football.

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