Ex-White Sox Exec Cops To Fraud In Kickback Scheme

Law360, New York (February 14, 2011, 6:53 PM EST) -- A former Chicago White Sox scouting executive has pled guilty to his role in a kickback scheme that landed him more than $400,000 for wrangling inflated signing bonuses for prospective players in Latin America.

David S. Wilder pled guilty to one count of mail fraud before Judge Charles R. Norgle Sr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois on Friday.

While the charge carries a sentence of up to 20 years imprisonment, federal sentencing guidelines call for Wilder to face 41 to...
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