Prosecutors Seek Lenient Sentence For White Sox Schemer

Law360, New York (August 22, 2013, 1:35 PM EDT) -- Prosecutors on Wednesday recommended a two-year prison sentence for a former Chicago White Sox scouting executive for his role in a kickback scheme that brought in more than $400,000 from inflated signing bonuses for Latin American players, saying that the man's invaluable cooperation with investigators warranted a lighter sentence.

David S. Wilder delayed his sentencing for more than two years in order to provide authorities with “substantial and significant” help in debunking a scheme that netted at least $440,781 siphoned from falsely inflated signing bonuses and...
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