Two Soccer Bosses Convicted In FIFA Bribery Trial

Law360, New York (December 22, 2017, 1:44 PM EST) -- A federal jury in Brooklyn on Friday found the former heads of the Paraguayan and Brazilian soccer associations guilty of racketeering conspiracy and other charges, handing the government a partial win in the trial over the men's alleged roles in schemes where sports marketing companies funneled hundreds of millions of dollars in bribes to more than two dozen soccer officials.

The jury in New York’s Eastern District convicted Juan Angel Napout, 59, the former president of the South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL, and Jose Maria Marin, 85,...
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USA v. Webb et al

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New York Eastern

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May 20, 2015

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