Fifa official extradited to United States

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fifa-jeffrey-webb.jpgOne of seven Fifa official detained in a raid in Switzerland, widely believed to be Caymanian Jeffrey Webb, has been extradited to the US, Swiss authorities say.

Webb and the other six Fifa officials were held on corruption charges in Switzerland on May 27.

The unnamed official was taken to New York by a three-man police escort on Wednesday, the Swiss Justice Department says.

The person was not named, but earlier reports said Jeffrey Webb had waived his right to fight the American extradition request.

Mr Webb, 50, is the former president of the Central and North American football federation, Concacaf, and is a Fifa vice-president.

He is accused of accepting bribes worth millions of dollars in connection with the sale of marketing rights.

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