Former FIFA Vice President and Trinidad and Tobago National Security Minister, Jack Warner has appeared before Chief Magistrate, Marcia Ayers-Caesar in the Port of Spain 8th Magistrate’s Court this afternoon. He has been granted bail with surety in the sum of 2.5 million dollars.
Mr. Warner, represented by attorneys Keith Scottland, Fyad Hussein, Rehka Ramjit and Rishi Dass, voluntarily surrendered to Fuad Squad police in Port of Spain shortly before being taken to court this afternoon.
He was charged with 12 offences, among them counts of scheme, two counts of conspiring to using wire and radio and television, one count of transporting a monetary instrument and conspiracy to obtain money under false pretenses.
The magistrate today mandated that Mr. Warner present himself to the Arouca Police on Mondays and Thursdays between 6am and 6pm.
Up to news time, media were gathered outside the magistrate’s court where Mr. Warner was yet to make his exit.
Meanwhile, in internationally related news, the issue of FIFA’s crackdown on officials allegedly involved in corrupt activities, has been gaining widespread attention.
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