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A Former Top Brazilian Soccer Official Was Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison In The FIFA Case

A former Brazilian state governor who went on to run the country’s powerful national soccer association was sentenced to four years in federal prison in Brooklyn on Wednesday for his role in a far-reaching criminal conspiracy to corrupt the world’s most popular sport. José Maria Marin, who served as president of the Brazilian Soccer Confederation from 2012 through 2015, was convicted last December on six counts of racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud, and money laundering. Federal Judge Pamela K….

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