More details are emerging in the corruption scandal currently rocking FIFA.
Shocking details of former FIFA official, Chuck Blazer's extravagant spending emerge amidst corruption scandal
The story of Chuck Blazer, a former FIFA and CONCACAF official and how he swindled millions of dollars
In a report published last fall, it was revealed that Chuck Blazer who was a former FIFA and CONNCACAF official had a $6,000-a-month Trump Tower apartment where he keeps his cats.
This report is the latest exposè to the corruption that has eaten deep into FIFA.
Blazer however was one of the persons responsible in bringing to light the recent revelations in the FIFA corruption scandal.
The American football administrator according to the Washington Post is now a confidential informant for the FBI.
The New York Daily News story with the headline: 'Soccer rat! The inside story of how Chuck Blazer, ex-U.S. soccer executive and FIFA bigwig, became a confidential informant for the FBI,' also exposed the expensive lifestyles which gave him access to private jets, famous friends, secret island getaways, offshore bank accounts and exotic apartments across America.
With the CONCACAF’s offices at the 17th floor of the tallest building in New York, Trump Tower, Blazer had two apartments at the 49th floor for himself.
He used one which cost about $18,000-per-month for himself while the the adjoining $6,000 apartment were just to keep his cats.
“He lived like there was no tomorrow,” one source told the Washington Post.
“He ate and drank whatever he pleased. He probably thought he’d be gone before anybody noticed what he had helped himself to.”
He allegedly transferred so much cash from commissions, offshore companies and massive expenses paid for by CONCACAF.
In the CONCACAF’s 2013 Integrity Report, Blazer and other senior CONCACAF employees were said to have used credit cards linked to Blazer’s personal American Express card to steal a whooping $29 million in charges over a period of seven years.
Blazer stole at least $15 million in compensation payments from CONCACAF, including unauthorized payments of more than $11 million in commissions, $3.5 million in fees, and more than $837,000 in rent expenses, according to the integrity report.
The 69-year-old however pleaded guilty in the US Justice Department's corruption investigation some years ago.
The 69-year who is now suffering from colon cancer became an FBI informant.
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