Jack Warner

US judge orders Warner to pay US$79M in CONCACAF case

Former FIFA vice-president Jack Warner has been ordered to pay a US$79 million penalty stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal.

The Associated Press reports that a federal judge in New York City imposed the judgment against Warner on Tuesday, in a lawsuit brought by the Confederation of North, Central American and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF).

The 2017 suit accused Warner of embezzling millions of dollars from the soccer association.

It said he arranged kickbacks in connection with broadcasting rights for regional tournaments.

Warner testifies for Chaguanas vendors

For­mer gov­ern­ment min­is­ter and Ch­agua­nas West MP Jack Warn­er has tes­ti­fied on be­half of street ven­dors from Ch­agua­nas, who are chal­leng­ing a pro­pos­al to evict them from a tem­po­rary lo­ca­tion which they have been oc­cu­py­ing for al­most eight years.

Warn­er took the wit­ness stand be­fore Jus­tice Kevin Ram­cha­ran, at the Hall of Jus­tice, in Port-of-Spain as the ven­dors’ law­suit against the Ch­agua­nas Bor­ough Cor­po­ra­tion be­gan yes­ter­day.

Warner loses to Kamla in court

Op­po­si­tion Leader Kam­la Per­sad-Bisses­sar has asked Po­lice Com­mis­sion­er Gary Grif­fith to se­cure im­por­tant doc­u­ments re­lat­ing to A&V Drilling in­ves­ti­ga­tion which could be lost when Petrotrin shuts down.

Per­sad-Bisses­sar was speak­ing with re­porters out­side the San Fer­nan­do High Court short­ly af­ter she won her li­bel law­suit against Sun­shine News­pa­per owned by her for­mer Cab­i­net col­league Jack Warn­er on Wednes­day.

Court gives Warner 120 days to raise $3.7 million

Former government minister Jack Warner has 120 days to raise to $3.7 million or sell three of apartments at his Emerald Plaza Hotel at St Augustine to settle an outstanding judgment debt. 

Warner agreed to those terms after Docs Engineering Works Ltd filed a judgment summons for the court to order Warner to sell Emerald Plaza and use the money to settle the debt. 

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