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Warner named in Haitian aid scandal; FIFA stops TTFF funding

Trinidad and Tobago Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner is a central figure in a fresh financial scandal after an exclusive report by the UK Sunday Times revealed that close to $4.4 million (US$690,000) donated by FIFA and South Korea never made it to the Federation of Haitian …

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FIFA withholds Warner pension

FIFA revealed yesterday that it is withholding the pension of its former Vice President and Trinidad and Tobago Works Minister Jack Warner. Warner resigned from FIFA last June in the wake of bribery allegations that saw fellow Vice President Mohamed Bin Hammam banned for life. However, the former TTFF special …

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Warner snubs High Court request

Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner yesterday ignored a High Court request to provide written accounts of all income, donations, gifts, grants or benefits whatsoever and all expenditure arising from the Germany 2006 World Cup. High Court Judge Devindra Rampersad declared, on 12 January 2012, that Warner, who …

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TTFF tries to divorce its past

Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) Acting President Lennox Watson, who was the football body’s longest serving vice president until his sudden promotion last October, could not answer many questions at this evening’s press conference at the Harvard Sports Club on Serpentine Road, Port of Spain. Watson said he did …

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Warner tongue-tied on TTFF chaos

Works Minister and former TTFF Special Advisor Jack Warner refused to speak when approached by the media for comment on yesterday’s police raid and the football body’s insistence that he took everyone’s money. Wired868 cannot confirm that the MP asked to be woken up when it is over.

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TTFF: Warner has the money

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) today insisted that Works Minister and ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner was the sole arbiter of its World Cup revenue and it did not have the funds to honour its debt of $4.6 million to the 2006 World Cup players. The figure represented …

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Soca Warriors seize TTFF assets

The Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) was subjected to a new low this morning as 15 policemen swooped down on its Dundonald Street headquarters and seized removable assets. The early morning raid is a result of the TTFF’s failure to honour a High Court order to pay 13 of …

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Gypsy abandons sinking ship

Culture Minister Winston “Gypsy” Peters is among three government ministers who refused to support MP Jack Warner’s hanging petition on the grounds that Cabinet does their thinking for them. Gypsy, who once supported Warner’s fight against ex-UNC leader Basdeo Panday, knows a thing or two about sinking ships. In other …

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Jack accuses Blatter of fraud over TV deal

A leaked hand-written letter, supposedly penned by FIFA General Secretary Jérôme Valcke to ex-FIFA Vice President Jack Warner, added new weight to the latter’s claim that FIFA President Sepp Blatter acted improperly in awarding him the Caribbean’s World Cup television rights. The alleged Valcke letter, revealed exclusively by British investigative journalist …

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Time for the ‘TTFF Spring’

Hutson “Barber” Charles, a former “Strike Squad” stand-out and Defence Force legend, was having a hard time curbing his enthusiasm on Sunday night. Shaun Fuentes, the Trinidad and Tobago Football Federation (TTFF) press officer, did his best to help. The national football team had just lost 3-2 to the visiting …

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Warner puzzled by audit

Works Minister Jack Warner, whose football bodies were never fond of independent scrutiny, remains puzzled by the PM’s PURE audit. Warner may offer the services of the TTFF accountants—free of charge.

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