Interpol Puts Ex-FIFA Officials On Its Wanted List

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Interpol has put out a "wanted persons" alert for six men in connection with the FIFA corruption probe. The police body on Wednesday issued Red Notices for two former officials from soccer's governing body and four corporate executives, wanted on charges including racketeering and conspiracy. Jack Warner, from Trinidad and Tobago and Paraguayan Nicol�s Leoz are the former top-level FIFA officials on the wanted list. The corporate executives are Argentinians Alejandro Burzaco, Hugo Jinkis and Mariano Jinkis, and Brazilian Jos� Margulies. "A Red Notice is not an international arrest warrant, and Interpol cannot compel any member country to arrest the subject of a Red Notice," the international law-enforcement organization said in its statement. Media reports say the U.S. probe into corruption at FIFA is now focusing on Sepp Blatter, who stepped down as president of the body on Tuesday just days after his re-election.

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