FIFA Seeks Restitution From Former Execs In Bribery Probe

Law360 (August 7, 2018, 6:02 PM EDT) -- FIFA on Monday asked a New York federal judge to hold a pair of South American soccer presidents responsible for some of more than $28.1 million in legal fees the organization claimed to have racked up during the investigation and trial that ended in their racketeering convictions last year.

In a victim statement filed with the court, FIFA, the international soccer organization asked the court to hold Juan Angel Napout, the former president of the South American soccer confederation CONMEBOL, and Jose Maria Marin, a former Brazilian soccer federation president, jointly liable with other defendants for what FIFA claimed were the...

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