Tag: FIFA

Caribbean league dream wrecked by Webb corruption

Caribbean league dream wrecked by Webb corruption

| 16/10/2018 | 33 Comments
(CNS): Shaka Hislop, the former FA Premier League goalkeeper, told attendees at a fraud prevention conference in the Cayman Islands last week that a Caribbean Premier League, attracting major international stars, could have been formed in the region if its reputation hadn’t been so badly damage [...]

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Webb sentencing deferred for seventh time

Webb sentencing deferred for seventh time

| 22/08/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Cayman’s fallen football hero, Jeff Webb,  who was convicted of racketeering offences relating to his time as president of the regional football body CONCACAF, has managed to postpone his sentence for the seventh time, according to information from the US court in New York dealing with [...]

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$24M fine for marketing firm that bribed Webb

$24M fine for marketing firm that bribed Webb

| 11/07/2018 | 42 Comments
(CNS): Spanish sports media company, Imagina, which was caught up in the FIFA corruption scandal, having paid $3 million in bribes to Jeffrey Webb from the Cayman Islands, has been ordered to pay $24 million in fines and restitution by a New York judge after its affiliate company in the US pleaded g [...]

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Logic backs off legal action as C3 waits on OfReg

Logic backs off legal action as C3 waits on OfReg

| 11/07/2018 | 24 Comments
(CNS): Logic, the TV cable company that secured the rights to broadcast the World Cup football tournament in the Cayman Islands, has backed off suing locally owned provider C3, after accusing the rival company of showing games illegally on their service. But C3, which had complained to utility regul [...]

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Webb loses appeal against FIFA fine

Webb loses appeal against FIFA fine

| 12/03/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): FIFA has rejected an appeal by former VP Jeffrey Webb against a fine imposed on him for his part in the massive corruption scandal. In addition to the millions of dollars he has handed over to the US authorities for his convictions in relation to the bribery investigation, Webb faces a fine i [...]

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Webb secures another sentence delay

Webb secures another sentence delay

| 08/03/2018 | 23 Comments
(CNS): Almost three years since Jeff Webb (54), a former president of the Cayman Islands Football Association, was rounded up in the US justice department investigation into international football corruption and over two years since his conviction for racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering [...]

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New York judge cuts ex-CIFA official’s jail time

New York judge cuts ex-CIFA official’s jail time

| 14/12/2017 | 14 Comments
(CNS): The former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association, Costas Takkas (61), has had his jail time cut by ten months after a federal judge in New York credited the ten months he spent behind bars in Switzerland toward the fifteen-month term handed down in October for his part [...]

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Former local football official jailed in US

Former local football official jailed in US

| 31/10/2017 | 63 Comments
(CNS): Costas Takkas (61), the former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association, has been sentenced to 15 months in jail for his part in the FIFA corruption scandal, according to reports coming from the US. Takkas worked as Jeffrey Webb’s attaché when the former CIFA presid [...]

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Webb to learn his fate in January

Webb to learn his fate in January

| 11/10/2017 | 30 Comments
(CNS): The former Cayman Islands and regional football boss, Jeffery Webb, is now due to be sentenced for his part in the global FIFA scandal in January, according to listings from a New York court. Webb fell far from grace when he was arrested in Switzerland in a US probe into football corruption w [...]

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Blatter calls Webb ‘breathtaking scoundrel’

Blatter calls Webb ‘breathtaking scoundrel’

| 19/06/2017 | 28 Comments
(CNS): The deposed president of FIFA, Sepp Blatter, has described the former president of CIFA and CONCACAF, Jeffrey Webb, the “most breathtaking scoundrel of all”. Speaking to football journalist and author David Conn last year for his new book on the corruption scandal, the disgraced world foo [...]

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Takkas admits helping Webb launder FIFA bribes

Takkas admits helping Webb launder FIFA bribes

| 25/05/2017 | 13 Comments
(CNS): The former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association has pleaded guilty to money laundering charges after he admitted receiving and passing along over $1.5 million to his old boss, Jeffrey Webb, in the ongoing FIFA scandal. Costas Takkas (60), who was Webb’s aide, sa [...]

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