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Ex-sports marketing executive pleads guilty in FIFA bribe case

NEW YORK: A former sports marketing executive arrested last year during a U.S. corruption probe involving soccer’s global governing body FIFA pleaded guilty on Thursday to participating in schemes to pay bribes to a top official.     Aaron Davidson, former president of the Miami-based unit of Brazilian sports marketing conglomerate Traffic Group, entered his plea… Read More »

US details Chinese link to UN news outlet in bribe case

NEW YORK: A Chinese government official was involved in discussions about using a news outlet that U.S. authorities believe was part of a bribery scheme at the United Nations to push positive stories about China, according to court papers. The filing by federal prosecutors in Manhattan elaborated on their recent claims that Chinese officials were… Read More »