Ex-FIFA VP pleads guilty to Bribery Charges

By iSportconnect | April 12, 2016

A former high-ranking football official in the Americas has pleaded guilty to charges that he participated in bribery schemes uncovered in a U.S. investigation of corruption in the sport’s world governing body, FIFA.

Alfredo Hawit, a former FIFA vice president from Honduras who also led the North and Central America and Caribbean confederation, CONCACAF, pleaded guilty in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, to four conspiracy charges.

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