accepting gifts

WASHINGTON | Justice watchdog: FBI official accepted reporter’s tickets

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department‘s inspector general says a senior FBI official accepted two tickets to a sports event from a television news correspondent who regularly covered the bureau. The watchdog office said the official had not paid for the tickets. Initially, under oath, the official claimed to have done so, the watchdog said. The … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Justice watchdog: FBI official accepted reporter’s tickets

ZURICH | FIFA bans Dominican Republic official in bribery case

ZURICH  — FIFA ethics committee judges have banned the former president of Dominican Republic’s soccer federation for 10 years in a bribery case. FIFA says Osiris Guzman was also found guilty of charges of accepting gifts and conflicts of interest. Guzman was fined 150,000 Swiss francs ($151,000), though it is unclear how the fine can … Continue reading ZURICH | FIFA bans Dominican Republic official in bribery case