FIFA Corruption: Trinidad Gets Extradition As US Requests For Former Boss Warner
FILE – In this June 3, 2015 file photo, former vice president speaks at a political rally in Marabella, . A Trinidad judge has adjourned an hearing for Warner until later this month. Warner’s defense lawyer said Thursday, July 9, 2015, the hearing was adjourned because U.S. authorities have yet to send charges to Trinidad. A new hearing date of July 27 has been set. (AP Photo/Anthony Harris, File)

Trinidad and Tobago’s attorney general says he has received a U.S. request for the extradition of former FIFA vice president Jack Warner on corruption charges.

Garvin Nicholas told reporters Wednesday that his office will evaluate the documents from the U.S. Justice Department to decide whether to take the extradition matter before a magistrate.

Warner is scheduled to appear before a court Monday. He is resisting extradition on U.S. charges of racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering in the FIFA corruption case. He is out on bail.

Trinidad legal experts believe Warner’s extradition could take five years to resolve.

U.S. prosecutors allege South Africa funneled $10 million in 2008 to Warner and two other FIFA executives as payment for them supporting its successful bid to host the .

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