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US Justice Dept confirms: Warner charged; Daryan, Daryll pleaded guilty

The United States Department of Justice confirmed this morning that Chaguanas West MP and ex-FIFA vice president Jack Warner is among 14 persons charged for racketeering.

According to a statement by the Department of Justice, the defendants and their co-conspirators—nine of whom were FIFA officials—“corrupted the enterprise by engaging in various criminal activities, including fraud, bribery and money laundering.”

Photo: Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner. (Courtesy UK Telegraph)
Photo: Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner.
(Courtesy UK Telegraph)

“All told, the soccer officials are charged with conspiring to solicit and receive well over US$150 (TT$945) million in bribes and kickbacks,” stated the Department of Justice, “in exchange for their official support of the sports marketing executives who agreed to make the unlawful payments.

“Most of the schemes alleged in the indictment relate to the solicitation and receipt of bribes and kickbacks by soccer officials from sports marketing executives in connection with the commercialization of the media and marketing rights associated with various soccer matches and tournaments.”

Switzerland law officials swooped down on Baur au Lac hotel in Zurich at 6 am and arrested several FIFA officials, who were preparing for the FIFA presidential election on Friday.

FIFA president Sepp Blatter was not among the men detained.

CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb was believed to have been charged while, according to Trinidad and Tobago Attorney General Gavin Nicholas, the US began the extradition process for Warner arrest in Trinidad.

The Department of Justice revealed that Darryl Warner, the son of defendant Jack Warner and a former FIFA development officer, waived indictment and pleaded guilty on 15 July 2013 to a two-count information charging him with wire fraud and the structuring of financial transactions.

Photo: Ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner (right) and his son Daryan politely respond to a question from then Express reporter Lasana Liburd on the Simpaul Travel 2006 World Cup ticket scandal.
Photo: Ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner (right) and his son Daryan respond to a question from then Trinidad Express reporter Lasana Liburd on the Simpaul Travel 2006 World Cup ticket scandal.

Daryan Warner, the eldest son of Jack Warner, waived indictment and pleaded guilty on 25 October 2013 to a three-count information charging him with wire fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and the structuring of financial transactions.

Daryan forfeited over US$1.1 (TT$6.9) million around the time of his plea and agreed to pay a second forfeiture money judgment at the time of sentencing.

The following is the full statement from the United States Department of Justice:

Nine FIFA Officials and Five Corporate Executives Indicted for Racketeering Conspiracy and Corruption:

The Defendants Include Two Current FIFA Vice Presidents and the Current and Former Presidents of the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF); Seven Defendants Arrested Overseas; Guilty Pleas for Four Individual Defendants and Two Corporate Defendants Also Unsealed

A 47-count indictment was unsealed early this morning in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, charging 14 defendants with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies, among other offenses, in connection with the defendants’ participation in a 24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer.

Photo: FIFA president Sepp Blatter (right) and then FIFA vice-president Jack Warner (left) pose with Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan during the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Nigeria.  (Copyright AFP 2014/Pius Utomi Ekpei)
Photo: FIFA president Sepp Blatter (right) and then FIFA vice-president Jack Warner (left) pose with Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan during the 2009 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Nigeria.
(Copyright AFP 2014/Pius Utomi Ekpei)

The guilty pleas of four individual defendants and two corporate defendants were also unsealed today.

The defendants charged in the indictment include high-ranking officials of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the organization responsible for the regulation and promotion of soccer worldwide, as well as leading officials of other soccer governing bodies that operate under the FIFA umbrella.

Jeffrey Webb and Jack Warner – the current and former presidents of CONCACAF, the continental confederation under FIFA headquartered in the United States – are among the soccer officials charged with racketeering and bribery offenses.

The defendants also include U.S. and South American sports marketing executives who are alleged to have systematically paid and agreed to pay well over US$150 (TT$945) million in bribes and kickbacks to obtain lucrative media and marketing rights to international soccer tournaments.

The charges were announced by Attorney General Loretta E Lynch, Acting US Attorney Kelly T Currie of the Eastern District of New York, Director James B. Comey of the FBI, Assistant Director in Charge Diego W Rodriguez of the FBI’s New York Field Office, Chief Richard Weber of the Internal Revenue Service-Criminal Investigation (IRS-CI) and Special Agent in Charge Erick Martinez of the IRS-CI’s Los Angeles Field Office.

Photo: CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb (centre) with his predecessor Jack Warner (right) and FIFA president Sepp Blatter during happier times for the trio. Warner quit FIFA after being indicted for bribery by the global football in 2011.
Photo: CONCACAF president Jeffrey Webb (centre) with his predecessor Jack Warner (right) and FIFA president Sepp Blatter during happier times for the trio.
Warner quit FIFA after being indicted for bribery by the global football in 2011.

Also earlier this morning, Swiss authorities in Zurich arrested seven of the defendants charged in the indictment, the defendants Jeffrey Webb, Eduardo Li, Julio Rocha, Costas Takkas, Eugenio Figueredo, Rafael Esquivel and José Maria Marin, at the request of the United States.  Also this morning, a search warrant is being executed at CONCACAF headquarters in Miami, Florida.

The guilty pleas of the four individual and two corporate defendants that were also unsealed today include the guilty pleas of Charles Blazer, the long-serving former general secretary of CONCACAF and former US representative on the FIFA executive committee; José Hawilla, the owner and founder of the Traffic Group, a multinational sports marketing conglomerate headquartered in Brazil; and two of Hawilla’s companies, Traffic Sports International Inc. and Traffic Sports USA Inc., which is based in Florida.

“The indictment alleges corruption that is rampant, systemic, and deep-rooted both abroad and here in the United States,” said Attorney General Lynch.  “It spans at least two generations of soccer officials who, as alleged, have abused their positions of trust to acquire millions of dollars in bribes and kickbacks. And it has profoundly harmed a multitude of victims, from the youth leagues and developing countries that should benefit from the revenue generated by the commercial rights these organizations hold, to the fans at home and throughout the world whose support for the game makes those rights valuable.

“Today’s action makes clear that this Department of Justice intends to end any such corrupt practices, to root out misconduct, and to bring wrongdoers to justice – and we look forward to continuing to work with other countries in this effort.”

Photo: Prince Willam (left) and former CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer (Courtesy transparencyinsport.org)
Photo: Prince Willam (left) and former CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer
(Courtesy transparencyinsport.org)

Attorney General Lynch extended her grateful appreciation to the authorities of the government of Switzerland, as well as several other international partners, for their outstanding assistance in this investigation.

“Today’s announcement should send a message that enough is enough,” said Acting US Attorney Currie.  “After decades of what the indictment alleges to be brazen corruption, organized international soccer needs a new start – a new chance for its governing institutions to provide honest oversight and support of a sport that is beloved across the world, increasingly so here in the United States.

“Let me be clear: this indictment is not the final chapter in our investigation.”

Acting US Attorney Currie extended his thanks to the agents, analysts and other investigative personnel with the FBI New York Eurasian Joint Organized Crime Squad and the IRS-CI Los Angeles Field Office, as well as their colleagues abroad, for their tremendous effort in this case.

“As charged in the indictment, the defendants fostered a culture of corruption and greed that created an uneven playing field for the biggest sport in the world,” said Director Comey.  “Undisclosed and illegal payments, kickbacks, and bribes became a way of doing business at FIFA.  I want to commend the investigators and prosecutors around the world who have pursued this case so diligently, for so many years.”

Photo: Germay defender and captain Philipp Lahm (second from right) lifts the World Cup trophy with his teammates. (Copyright AFP 2014/Fabrice Coffrini)
Photo: Germany defender and captain Philipp Lahm (second from right) lifts the World Cup trophy with his teammates.
(Copyright AFP 2014/Fabrice Coffrini)

“When leaders in an organization resort to cheating the very members that they are supposed to represent, they must be held accountable,” said Chief Weber.  “Corruption, tax evasion and money laundering are certainly not the cornerstones of any successful business. Whether you call it soccer or football, the fans, players and sponsors around the world who love this game should not have to worry about officials corrupting their sport.

“This case isn’t about soccer, it is about fairness and following the law.  IRS-CI will continue to investigate financial crimes and follow the money wherever it may lead around the world, leveling the playing field for those who obey the law.”

The charges in the indictment are merely allegations, and the defendants are presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

The Enterprise

FIFA is composed of 209 member associations, each representing organized soccer in a particular nation or territory, including the United States and four of its overseas territories.  FIFA also recognizes six continental confederations that assist it in governing soccer in different regions of the world.

The US Soccer Federation is one of 41 member associations of the confederation known as CONCACAF, which has been headquartered in the United States throughout the period charged in the indictment.  The South American confederation, called CONMEBOL, is also a focus of the indictment.

Photo: Trinidad and Tobago players (from left) Daneil Cyrus, Radanfah Abu Bakr, Kenwyne Jones, Seon Power and Andre Boucaud try to keep out a Mexico free kick during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup. (Courtesy YahooSports)
Photo: Trinidad and Tobago players (from left) Daneil Cyrus, Radanfah Abu Bakr, Kenwyne Jones, Seon Power and Andre Boucaud try to keep out a Mexico free kick during the 2013 CONCACAF Gold Cup.
(Courtesy YahooSports)

As alleged in the indictment, FIFA and its six continental confederations, together with affiliated regional federations, national member associations and sports marketing companies, constitute an enterprise of legal entities associated in fact for purposes of the federal racketeering laws.  The principal – and entirely legitimate – purpose of the enterprise is to regulate and promote the sport of soccer worldwide.

As alleged in the indictment, one key way the enterprise derives revenue is to commercialize the media and marketing rights associated with soccer events and tournaments.  The organizing entity that owns those rights – as FIFA and CONCACAF do with respect to the World Cup and Gold Cup, their respective flagship tournaments – sells them to sports marketing companies, often through multi-year contracts covering multiple editions of the tournaments.

The sports marketing companies, in turn, sell the rights downstream to TV and radio broadcast networks, major corporate sponsors and other sub-licensees who want to broadcast the matches or promote their brands.

The revenue generated from these contracts is substantial: according to FIFA, 70% of its US$5.7 (TT$35.9) billion in total revenues between 2011 and 2014 was attributable to the sale of TV and marketing rights to the 2014 World Cup.

Photo: Argentina forward and captain Lionel Messi (left) has been stockpiling defenders whole tournament.  (Copyright AFP 2014/Yasuyoshi Chiba)
Photo: Argentina forward and captain Lionel Messi (left) has been stockpiling defenders whole tournament. (Copyright AFP 2014/Yasuyoshi Chiba)

The Racketeering Conspiracy

The indictment alleges that, between 1991 and the present, the defendants and their co-conspirators corrupted the enterprise by engaging in various criminal activities, including fraud, bribery and money laundering.

Two generations of soccer officials abused their positions of trust for personal gain, frequently through an alliance with unscrupulous sports marketing executives who shut out competitors and kept highly lucrative contracts for themselves through the systematic payment of bribes and kickbacks.

All told, the soccer officials are charged with conspiring to solicit and receive well over US$150 (TT$945) million in bribes and kickbacks in exchange for their official support of the sports marketing executives who agreed to make the unlawful payments.

Most of the schemes alleged in the indictment relate to the solicitation and receipt of bribes and kickbacks by soccer officials from sports marketing executives in connection with the commercialization of the media and marketing rights associated with various soccer matches and tournaments, including FIFA World Cup qualifiers in the CONCACAF region, the CONCACAF Gold Cup, the CONCACAF Champions League, the jointly organized CONMEBOL/CONCACAF Copa América Centenario, the CONMEBOL Copa América, the CONMEBOL Copa Libertadores and the Copa do Brasil, which is organized by the Brazilian national soccer federation (CBF).

Photo: Ex-TTFA general secretary and CONCACAF president Jack Warner (centre) chats with then FIFA president Joao Havelange (left) and former Germany World Cup coach and captain Franz Beckenbauer. (Copyright AFP 2014)
Photo: Ex-TTFA general secretary and CONCACAF president Jack Warner (centre) chats with then FIFA president Joao Havelange (left) and former Germany World Cup coach and captain Franz Beckenbauer.
(Copyright AFP 2014)

Other alleged schemes relate to the payment and receipt of bribes and kickbacks in connection with the sponsorship of CBF by a major US sportswear company, the selection of the host country for the 2010 World Cup and the 2011 FIFA presidential election.

The Indicted Defendants

As set forth in the indictment, the defendants and their co-conspirators fall generally into three categories: soccer officials acting in a fiduciary capacity within FIFA and one or more of its constituent organizations; sports media and marketing company executives; and businessmen, bankers and other trusted intermediaries who laundered illicit payments.

Nine of the defendants were FIFA officials by operation of the FIFA statutes, as well as officials of one or more other bodies:

  • Jeffrey Webb: Current FIFA vice president and executive committee member, CONCACAF president, Caribbean Football Union (CFU) executive committee member and Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) president.
  • Eduardo Li: Current FIFA executive committee member-elect, CONCACAF executive committee member and Costa Rican soccer federation (FEDEFUT) president.
  • Julio Rocha: Current FIFA development officer.  Former Central American Football Union (UNCAF) president and Nicaraguan soccer federation (FENIFUT) president.
  • Costas Takkas: Current attaché to the CONCACAF president.  Former CIFA general secretary.
  • Jack Warner: Former FIFA vice president and executive committee member, CONCACAF president, CFU president and Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) special adviser.
  • Eugenio Figueredo: Current FIFA vice president and executive committee member.  Former CONMEBOL president and Uruguayan soccer federation (AUF) president.
  • Rafael Esquivel: Current CONMEBOL executive committee member and Venezuelan soccer federation (FVF) president.
  • José Maria Marin: Current member of the FIFA organizing committee for the Olympic football tournaments.  Former CBF president.
  • Nicolás Leoz: Former FIFA executive committee member and CONMEBOL president.
Photo: Ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner (left) and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar share a light moment during the 2010 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup in Trinidad and Tobago. Warner served as Works Minister and National Security Minister for the People's Partnership Government before his resignation in 2013. (Courtesy FIFA.com)
Photo: Ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner (left) and Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar share a light moment during the 2010 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup in Trinidad and Tobago.
Warner served as Works Minister and National Security Minister for the People’s Partnership Government before his resignation in 2013.
(Courtesy FIFA.com)

Four of the defendants were sports marketing executives:

  • Alejandro Burzaco: Controlling principal of Torneos y Competencias S.A., a sports marketing business based in Argentina, and its affiliates.
  • Aaron Davidson: President of Traffic Sports USA Inc. (Traffic USA).
  • Hugo and Mariano Jinkis: Controlling principals of Full Play Group S.A., a sports marketing business based in Argentina, and its affiliates.

And one of the defendants was in the broadcasting business but allegedly served as an intermediary to facilitate illicit payments between sports marketing executives and soccer officials:

  • José Margulies:  Controlling principal of Valente Corp. and Somerton Ltd.

The Convicted Individuals and Corporations

The following individuals and corporations previously pleaded guilty under seal:

On July 15, 2013, the defendant Daryll Warner, son of defendant Jack Warner and a former FIFA development officer, waived indictment and pleaded guilty to a two-count information charging him with wire fraud and the structuring of financial transactions.

On Oct. 25, 2013, the defendant Daryan Warner waived indictment and pleaded guilty to a three-count information charging him with wire fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and the structuring of financial transactions.  Daryan Warner forfeited over US$1.1 (TT$6.9) million around the time of his plea and has agreed to pay a second forfeiture money judgment at the time of sentencing.

Photo: Slogans in Chaguanas West taunt former MP Jack Warner over his family's affairs.
Photo: Slogans in Chaguanas West taunt former MP Jack Warner over his family’s affairs.

On Nov. 25, 2013, the defendant Charles Blazer, the former CONCACAF general secretary and a former FIFA executive committee member, waived indictment and pleaded guilty to a 10-count information charging him with racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy, income tax evasion and failure to file a Report of Foreign Bank and Financial Accounts (FBAR).

Blazer forfeited over US$1.9 (TT$11.9) million at the time of his plea and has agreed to pay a second amount to be determined at the time of sentencing.

On Dec. 12, 2014, the defendant José Hawilla, the owner and founder of the Traffic Group, the Brazilian sports marketing conglomerate, waived indictment and pleaded guilty to a four-count information charging him with racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and obstruction of justice. Hawilla also agreed to forfeit over US$151 (TT$951) million, US$25 (TT$157) million of which was paid at the time of his plea.

On May 14, 2015, the defendants Traffic Sports USA Inc. and Traffic Sports International Inc. pleaded guilty to wire fraud conspiracy.

All money forfeited by the defendants is being held in reserve to ensure its availability to satisfy any order of restitution entered at sentencing for the benefit of any individuals or entities that qualify as victims of the defendants’ crimes under federal law.

Photo: Former CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer (centre) and disgraced former FIFA vice-president Mohamed Bin Hammam (Courtesy UK Telegraph)
Photo: Former CONCACAF general secretary Chuck Blazer (centre) and disgraced former FIFA vice-president Mohamed Bin Hammam
(Courtesy UK Telegraph)

* * * *

The indictment unsealed today has been assigned to U.S. District Court Judge Raymond J. Dearie of the Eastern District of New York.

The indicted and convicted individual defendants face maximum terms of incarceration of 20 years for the RICO conspiracy, wire fraud conspiracy, wire fraud, money laundering conspiracy, money laundering and obstruction of justice charges.

In addition, Eugenio Figueredo faces a maximum term of incarceration of 10 years for a charge of naturalization fraud and could have his US citizenship revoked.  He also faces a maximum term of incarceration of five years for each tax charge.

Charles Blazer faces a maximum term of incarceration of 10 years for the FBAR charge and five years for the tax evasion charges; and Daryan and Daryll Warner face maximum terms of incarceration of 10 years for structuring financial transactions to evade currency reporting requirements.  Each individual defendant also faces mandatory restitution, forfeiture and a fine.  By the terms of their plea agreements, the corporate defendants face fines of US$500,000 (TT$3.2 million) and one year of probation.

The government’s investigation is ongoing.

The government’s case is being prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Evan M. Norris, Amanda Hector, Darren A. LaVerne, Samuel P. Nitze, Keith D. Edelman and Brian D. Morris of the Eastern District of New York, with assistance provided by the Justice Department’s Office of International Affairs and Organized Crime and Gang Section.

Photo: Chaguanas West MP and ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner.
Photo: Chaguanas West MP and ex-FIFA vice-president Jack Warner.

The Indicted Defendants:

ALEJANDRO BURZACO

Age:  50

Nationality: Argentina

AARON DAVIDSON

Age:  44

Nationality: USA

RAFAEL ESQUIVEL

Age:  68

Nationality: Venezuela

EUGENIO FIGUEREDO

Age:   83

Nationality: USA, Uruguay

HUGO JINKIS

Age:   70

Nationality: Argentina

MARIANO JINKIS

Age:   40

Nationality: Argentina

NICOLÁS LEOZ

Age:   86

Nationality: Paraguay

EDUARDO LI

Age:   56

Nationality: Costa Rica

JOSÉ MARGULIES, also known as José Lazaro

Age:   75

Nationality: Brazil

JOSÉ MARIA MARIN

Age:   83

Nationality: Brazil

JULIO ROCHA

Age:   64

Nationality: Nicaragua

COSTAS TAKKAS

Age:   58

Nationality: United Kingdom

JACK WARNER

Age:   72

Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago

JEFFREY WEBB

Age:   50

Nationality: Cayman Islands

The Convicted Defendants:

CHARLES BLAZER

Age:   70

Nationality: USA

JOSÉ HAWILLA

Age:   71

Nationality: Brazil

DARYAN WARNER

Age:   46

Nationality: Trinidad and Tobago, Grenada

DARYLL WARNER

Age:   40

Nationality: USA, Trinidad and Tobago

TRAFFIC SPORTS INTERNATIONAL INC.

Registered:  British Virgin Islands

TRAFFIC SPORTS USA INC.

Registered:  USA

E.D.N.Y. Docket Numbers:

United States v. Daryll Warner, 13 Cr. 402 (WFK)

United States v. Daryan Warner, 13 Cr. 584 (WFK)

United States v. Charles Blazer, 13 Cr. 602 (RJD)

United States v. José Hawilla, 14 Cr. 609 (RJD)

United States v. Traffic Sports International, Inc., 14 Cr. 609 (RJD)

United States v. Traffic Sports USA, Inc., 14 Cr. 609 (RJD)

United States v. Jeffrey Webb et al., 15 Cr. 252 (RJD)

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  1. Jack will sink the UNC before election day.

  2. He shudder know who is who a very long time ago steppes Them really good yes.

  3. You know Marsha i was thinking last night whey all this man friends? But doh worry most of us only have fair-weather friends. Well now he will know who is who

  4. Earl imagine it could be the WHOLE AH filicity that put up FUH he bail

  5. And some of those duncy head folks in our sweet country eh, is feeling sorry for him because he was very generous and helpful with other people monies eh, that he invested and set up plenty businesses all over the place eh, even he was the reason why Panday didn’t make in jail eh and meh untie Kamla and her corrupted government got back in the power in our sweet country eh, the duncy folks really needs to stop mixing the politricks with the sports because as he said he was the only reason why the 2006 Soca Warriors made it to their first ever World Cup in Germany in 2006 eh, and he is right to say so yes and the only reason that he did it was that he used corrupted measures in order to do so. Them really good yes.

  6. Not wise for the court to agree to a cash alternative when the accused is up against charges for wire fraud, money laundering, bid-rigging and out right theft. It’s quite unfortunate…

  7. He got bail to be approved by the Clerk of the Peace

  8. Okay. Nicole what is the manner of bail?

  9. I was wondering about a cash alternative
    hmmm

  10. So in effect, his own machinations tying him up now?

  11. He wasn’t given a cash alternative Marsha ‘Iron Tay’ Edwards. And in most cases the type of bail he got is equal to no bail

  12. Reports are the deed is in a company’s name and cash alternative was not offered to him.

  13. Well boy. If Jack can’t make Clerk of the Peace bail tell yuhself not even Jesus could!!!

  14. …..records showed this man is a millionaire with assets all over the place. You mean to tell me he cyah find 450,000 U.S. no where?

    Whey he frien’ an dem?

  15. What else is new eh and I am not surprise that there are issues with the deed that corrupted Jack Warner presented in order to get the bail I don’t know why the police don’t just keep him in the jail until my FBI is ready to take him back on the white plane to face the charges in a real court of law and get plenty jail time.Steuuppss Them really good yes.

  16. I not suppose to laugh. Not suppose to.

  17. FIFA President Sepp Blatter, facing criticism before a re-election vote, says “more bad news may follow” after U.S. authorities indicted 14 people in a corruption scandal at soccer’s governing body.

    “We, or I, cannot monitor everyone all of the time,” Blatter said at the opening of FIFA’s 65th Congress in Switzerland. “It is necessary to begin to restore trust in our organization. Let this be the turning point.”

    A spokesman for the attorney general’s office in Switzerland, where the bids for the 2018 and 2022 World Cups are under investigation, told CNN that Blatter would be interviewed if needed.

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  18. “The support Sepp Blatter enjoys from football associations across the developing world has been bolstered by his Goal project, which delivers millions of dollars to improve facilities. A visit to Zambia underlines how it has helped to keep him in power”

    http://www.theguardian.com/football/2015/may/28/sepp-blatter-fifa-africa-zambia

  19. Vernal Damion Cadogan well when the both corrupted governments allows the police to do their jobs like real police eh, and allow them to really start to lock up all corrupted white collar businessmen eh, and corrupted government officials just the way it is done in the America and other countries eh, it is only then the madness will some what stop in our sweet country, you really feel that the police doesn’t know who killed the lawyer Dana and why that shot was called and by whom eh Them really good yes.

  20. What he pleased about, that a foreign law enforcement organization had to do his job for him?

    Williams need one hot slap!

  21. Stephen Williams looked as pleased as punch. Bless him :-/

  22. This is just the start they need to continue to clean up our corrupted parliament steuuppss Them really good yes.

  23. Right now local politics is least on his mind

  24. I know.
    The T&T Fraud Squad is essentially a warrant execution agency for legitimate foreign law enforcement organizations.

    The decline of Trinidad and Tobago seems to have no bounds!

  25. Steups Vernal, they going to sit there and pat themselves on the back for executing an arrest warrant that their own abilities couldn’t produce. LOL. Ridiculous.

  26. “…..don’t you know, everyone is innocent in here….”
    Shawshank Redemption….☺☺

  27. He coming out this morning. He say he innocent.

  28. Yeah. Took a bake and shark for him.

  29. David!!! Yuh went and visit yuh boy last night??

  30. Yeah. Jack and Honorable doh belong in the same sentence…..