Tag: FIFA

Still no jail for Webb as hearing postponed

Still no jail for Webb as hearing postponed

| 15/11/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): For the third time over the last year, the sentence hearing for Jeffrey Webb for his convictions in the FIFA scandal has been put off and the former local and regional football boss remains under a limited house arrest in Atlanta, Georgia. According to reports from the sports news website, [...]

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Man accused of bribing Webb set to admit crimes

Man accused of bribing Webb set to admit crimes

| 20/10/2016 | 47 Comments

(CNS): Aaron Davidson, who co-founded the North American Soccer League, is expected to plead guilty today for his part in the massive FIFA scandal, in which he secured multi-million dollar TV contracts by bribing officials, such as Jeffery Webb. At the time he was bribing FIFA executives, Davids [...]

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FIFA’s anti-racist task force, led by Webb, disbanded

FIFA’s anti-racist task force, led by Webb, disbanded

| 26/09/2016 | 6 Comments

(CNS): The beleaguered world football body, FIFA, came under fire Monday following news that the association had disbanded the anti-racism task force, declaring the work complete. The task force was created by former president Sepp Blatter and was headed by Cayman’s Jeffery Webb until his arres [...]

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Webb banned for life from football

Webb banned for life from football

| 09/09/2016 | 79 Comments

(CNS): FIFA has banned Cayman’s Jeff Webb from football for life and will be issuing a fine in excess of US$1 million to the former president of both CIFA and CONCACAF. In a statement Friday from the scandal-rocked global football body, the adjudicatory chamber of its ethics committee announce [...]

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Swiss open new football probe on Germany’s 2006 World Cup

Swiss open new football probe on Germany’s 2006 World Cup

| 01/09/2016 | 9 Comments

(CNS): The FIFA corruption scandal that has shaken the entire football world has moved to Germany. Swiss authorities have now launched an investigation into the German Football Association and four officials, including veteran international football star Franz Beckenbauer. The probe is looking a [...]

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CIFA-Webb cash connection on FBI radar

CIFA-Webb cash connection on FBI radar

| 09/06/2016 | 58 Comments

(CNS): US authorities involved in the FIFA corruption scandal may also be looking into the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and the movement and disappearance of cash, at a time when Jeffrey Webb was president and Canover Watson was treasurer, that came from the Zürich-based football [...]

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Sentencing delayed in Webb’s FIFA conviction

Sentencing delayed in Webb’s FIFA conviction

| 03/06/2016 | 28 Comments

(CNS): The anticipated sentencing of former CIFA and CONCACAF president, Jeffrey Webb, has been postponed by a New York judge. The disgraced local football official who rose to the dizzy heights of vice president of FIFA was convicted last year of racketeering, conspiracy, wire fraud and money l [...]

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FIFA seeks lifetime football ban for Webb

FIFA seeks lifetime football ban for Webb

| 04/05/2016 | 33 Comments

(CNS): Cayman’s fallen football hero, Jeffrey Webb, is facing a lifetime ban from the sport as FIFA’s adjudicatory chamber of the Ethics Committee, chaired by Hans-Joachim Eckert, opened formal proceedings against him this week. The ethics case is based on the final report of the investigato [...]

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Webb ‘regrets’ illegal conduct in guilty plea

Webb ‘regrets’ illegal conduct in guilty plea

| 19/04/2016 | 44 Comments

(CNS): When Jeffrey Webb pleaded guilty in a New York court last year, the disgraced former local football hero admitted using his position as the former president of CIFA and CONCACAF and VP of FIFA for his own personal benefit and said he regretted his criminal conduct. The courtroom admission [...]

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Former CIFA official sent to US in FIFA scandal

Former CIFA official sent to US in FIFA scandal

| 23/03/2016 | 13 Comments

(CNS): Costas Takkas, the former secretary-general of the Cayman Islands Football Association (CIFA) and one time attaché to Jeffrey Webb when he was president of CONCACAF, has been was extradited to the US ten months after he was arrested in Zürich alongside Webb and other FIFA officials when [...]

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Webb faces legal action by FIFA

Webb faces legal action by FIFA

| 16/03/2016 | 15 Comments

(CNS): As he awaits sentencing in the United States for his part in the huge corruption scandal that has rocked the world of football, one-time local hero Jeffrey Webb, alongside others who have pleaded guilty, is now facing civil legal action from FIFA. Singled out for hiding assets in the lega [...]

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