Latest Ex-FIFA Boss Dodges Prison And Will Forfeit $950K

Law360 (June 29, 2020, 11:20 PM EDT) -- A former FIFA vice president on Monday avoided prison for his role in international soccer's massive bribery scandal, after a New York federal judge sentenced him to time served.

Alfredo Hawit, 68, a former president of the Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football — or CONCACAF — and a former FIFA official evaded an incarceratory sentence and is expected to return to his native Honduras.

Longtime FIFA jurist U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen on Monday morning declined to sentence Hawit to any time beyond what he served after being arrested in Switzerland in December 2015.

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