Tag: Jeff Webb

Bank to seize Webb’s Savannah home

Bank to seize Webb’s Savannah home

| 10/01/2017 | 52 Comments

(CNS): The disgraced former local football hero, Jeffrey Webb, is about to lose his one-time home in Savannah after Fidelity Bank began legal proceedings to seize and sell the house to recover the near $300,000 that Webb reportedly owes on the property. In the first Government Gazette of the year [...]

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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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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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Ramoon promises change as new CIFA chief

Ramoon promises change as new CIFA chief

| 28/05/2016 | 35 Comments

(CNS): Lee Ramoon has been elected as the new CIFA president and has promised to regain the trust of the members, sponsors, the public and government, but he said it would take time to turn the association around. “Everyone wants to see change and it is about to happen, but it will be baby ste [...]

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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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