FIFA Busts at Baur au Lac: Inside the Five-Star Takedown

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Inside FIFA's Pervasive Corruption Charges

On Tuesday evening, Jeffrey Webb strode across the marble-floored lobby of Zurich’s Baur au Lac hotel, one arm draped over his wife’s shoulder, toward the grand staircase leading to the hotel’s $4,000-a-night suites. Nine hours later, Webb -- a vice president of FIFA, soccer’s governing body -- found himself headed for less sumptuous quarters, swept up in an unfolding investigation into corruption related to the World Cup.

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