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Ex-Premier League Star Cleared Of Money Laundering Charges

Law360, London (January 21, 2019, 12:28 PM GMT) -- A former Premier League soccer player accused of channelling thousands of pounds through his bank account in an international fraud has been acquitted of four counts of money laundering, it emerged at a London criminal court on Monday after reporting restrictions were lifted.

Prosecutors told the court on Monday that they would not seek a retrial on two outstanding charges, prompting the judge to lift restrictions that prevented earlier not-guilty verdicts from being reported. (AP) A jury at the Central Criminal Court found Sam Sodje not guilty on two counts of money laundering on Jan. 14 but was unable to reach...

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