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More FIFA officials to be charged by the US

2015-12-03 22:31
A FIFA rostrum after FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced his resignation. (Ennio Leanza, AP)

Washington - The United States announced Thursday it had indicted 16 new people, all current or former soccer officials from Latin America, in the massive FIFA corruption scandal.

The 16 new defendants are:

Alfredo Hawit: FIFA vice president, CONCACAF president and Honduran citizen. Arrested in Zurich on Thursday.

Juan Angel Napout: FIFA vice president and CONMEBOL president. From Paraguay. Arrested in Zurich on Thursday.

Ariel Alvarado: Member of the FIFA disciplinary committee. Former CONCACAF executive committee member. From Panama.

Manuel Burga: Current member of the FIFA development committee. Former Peruvian soccer federation president.

Rafael Callejas: Current member of the FIFA television and marketing committee. Honduran citizen.

Carlos Chavez: Current CONMEBOL treasurer. Former Bolivian soccer federation president.

Luis Chiriboga: Current Ecuadoran soccer federation president and member of the CONMEBOL executive committee.

Marco Polo del Nero: Current president of the Brazilian soccer federation, who announced his resignation from the FIFA executive committee last week.

Eduardo Deluca: Former CONMEBOL general secretary.

Brayan Jimenez: Current Guatemalan soccer federation president and member of the FIFA committee for fair play and social responsibility.

Jose Luis Meiszner: Current CONMEBOL general secretary. From Argentina.

Romer Osuna: Current member of the FIFA audit and compliance committee. Former CONMEBOL treasurer. From Bolivia.

Rafael Salguero: Former FIFA executive committee member and Guatemalan soccer federation president.

Ricardo Teixeira: Former Brazilian soccer federation president and FIFA executive committee member.

Hector Trujillo: Current Guatemalan soccer federation general secretary and judge on the constitutional court of Guatemala.

Reynaldo Vasquez: Former Salvadoran soccer federation president.

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