Ex-FIFA official Warner to seek judicial review, may delay extradition


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  • Tuesday, 28 Jul 2015

Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner waves from a car after leaving a court where he is fighting against extradition to the U.S. for corruption charges, in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad, July 9, 2015. REUTERS/Andrea De Silva

PORT OF SPAIN, Trinidad (Reuters) - Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner's lawyers plan to file for judicial review against the government of Trinidad and Tobago claiming political bias in the move to extradite him to the United States.

Warner, once one of the most powerful men in football's global governing body, is wanted on a dozen charges stemming from an investigation by the U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation.

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