7 Jun 2016

The man who brought down FIFA

From Jesse Mulligan, 1–4pm, 3:10 pm on 7 June 2016

Disgraced former FIFA executive Chuck Blazer had a flat in Trump Tower just for his cats. He had a bank account padded with bribes from countries desperate to host the World Cup.

When the FBI cornered him for failing to pay taxes, he saved himself by becoming an informant.  

Mary Papenfuss and Teri Thompson tell the sordid story in American Huckster: How Chuck Blazer Got Rich From-and Sold Out-the Most Powerful Cabal in World Sports

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