Ex-Brazilian soccer boss gets 4 years in U.S. prison in FIFA probe

Former Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) president Jose Maria Marin, exits the Eastern District of New York U.S. Courthouse in Brooklyn, New York, November 3, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

NEW YORK (Reuters) – A former president of Brazil’s soccer federation was sentenced on Wednesday by a U.S. judge to four years in prison after being convicted on corruption charges related to the bribery scandal at FIFA, the sport’s governing body. Jose Maria Marin, 86, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen in Brooklyn, […]

Continue reading this article with a Fiji Times online membership.

More Stories