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US jury acquits Peruvian defendant in FIFA bribery case

NEW YORK/December 26,2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —A former South American soccer official was acquitted Tuesday of a corruption charge stemming from the FIFA bribery scandal after two others were convicted last week, capping a trial in which U.S. prosecutors sought to expose a culture of greed and corruption among the powerful men who oversee the world’s most … Continue reading US jury acquits Peruvian defendant in FIFA bribery case

US jury set to resume deliberations in FIFA bribery case

NEW YORK /December 26, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) — After convicting two former South American soccer officials of bribery, a U.S. jury is set to return to court on Tuesday to decide the fate of a third official charged in the FIFA scandal. Jurors found Juan Napout, of Paraguay, and Jose Maria Marin, of Brazil, guilty on … Continue reading US jury set to resume deliberations in FIFA bribery case