Ashe was arrested on Tuesday. Five others including Ng are also being held.   They include another diplomat, Francis Lorenzo from the Dominican Republic, and two naturalised US citizens who live in China who allegedly helped facilitate the scheme.   They have been charged with offences including bribery of a UN official and conspiracy to launder money.  

The investigation is continuing and more arrests are likely.

United States Attorney Preet Bharara arrives to address a news conferenceImage copyright Reuters
p.s.   and let's not even talk about Sepp Blatter.