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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

MALE, Maldives | The Latest: Official: Campaign office raided in bribery case

MALE, Maldives — The Latest on the Maldives’ presidential election (all times local): 11:10 p.m. An opposition party spokesman in the Maldives says police obtained a warrant to search the main campaign office of the party’s presidential candidate based on police intelligence that the office was being used to coordinate vote-buying. Spokesman Shauna Aminath says … Continue reading MALE, Maldives | The Latest: Official: Campaign office raided in bribery case

NEW YORK | Marketing firm to pay more than $24M in soccer bribery case

NEW YORK – A Spain-based sports media company must pay a hefty penalty after its U.S. affiliate pleaded guilty to charges it bribed Latin American soccer officials. A New York City judge ordered the company Imagina on Tuesday to pay more than $24 million in fines and restitution on charges stemming from the U.S. corruption … Continue reading NEW YORK | Marketing firm to pay more than $24M in soccer bribery case

USC fires assistant Tony Bland in wake of hoops bribery case

LOS ANGELES/January 26, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Southern California has fired associate head coach Tony Bland in the wake of his arrest in the college basketball bribery and corruption case. A school spokesman confirmed Bland’s firing on Thursday, but offered no other details. He had been on administrative leave since his arrest in September. He was on USC’s … Continue reading USC fires assistant Tony Bland in wake of hoops bribery case