FIFA Judge Balks At $116M Restitution Bids In Bribery Case
Law360 (November 21, 2018, 4:48 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday refused to allow FIFA and two related organizations to recoup more than $116 million in restitution from two former soccer officials convicted of corruption offenses, finding in part that FIFA’s bid to collect for internal investigative costs is precluded by the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling in Lagos v. U.S.
U.S. DIstrict Judge Pamela Chen called FIFA’s arguments in support of its nearly $28 million resolution bid for attorneys’ fees and other internal probe costs “patently frivolous” in light of Lagos, in which the high court said a mandatory restitution law doesn’t require criminal defendants...
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