Five current and former members of FIFA's ruling executive committee were among 16 additional men indicted along with eight who pleaded guilty on corruption charges Thursday U.S. attorney general Loretta Lynch confirmed Thursday, as she announced a wave of new charges in the ongoing investigation.
"These [eight] defendants came forward and accepted responsibility for their criminal culpability," Lynch said.
"The betrayal of trust set forth here is outrageous," Lynch added, saying "The scale of corruption alleged herein is unconscionable."
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