Ex-Fox Execs, Sports Co. Say FIFA Case Falls Short
By Stewart Bishop (September 17, 2021, 10:23 PM EDT) -- Two former executives at a Twentieth Century Fox unit and Argentina-based sports marketer Full Play Group on Friday told a New York federal judge that criminal charges against them resulting from the widespread FIFA corruption probe are unconstitutionally vague and don't support claims of honest services fraud.
Carlos Martinez, Hernan Lopez and Full Play stand accused of taking part in a scheme involving the payment of millions of dollars in bribes to officials of CONMEBOL — South America's governing soccer organization and a continental confederation of FIFA, the sport's world governing body — in exchange for the assignment of lucrative broadcasting...
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