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US Files Extradition Request for 7 FIFA Officials

The United States has asked Switzerland to extradite seven officials with the world football organization FIFA, in an ongoing corruption probe. Swiss justice officials said Thursday they have received the requests for the seven FIFA officials who were arrested in Zurich in May on suspicion of bribery. A U.S. indictment issued in May charges nine FIFA officials and five corporate executives with offenses that include racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering.  A separate...

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