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Argentine sports marketing executive details period preceding decision to cooperate with US in soccer corruption trial

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 28 Jan 2023 00:47
  • 28 Jan 2023 00:47
Alejandro Burzaco, an Argentine sports marketing executive, walked into a luxury Swiss hotel in May 2015 for breakfast with a Paraguayan soccer official just as police were conducting a raid there and arresting the men he’d bribed for years, he testified today during cross-examination in a corruption trial.
Burzaco was

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Samuel Rubenfeld


Samuel Rubenfeld is a reporter covering cases of bribery and corruption and some international trade issues. Prior to joining MLex, he was editor of the Kharon Brief, a news and data analysis platform focused on global security issues, including sanctions and export controls. Earlier in his career, Rubenfeld spent about a decade at The Wall Street Journal, including nearly nine years as a reporter covering corporate risk and compliance concerns such as bribery, money laundering, sanctions, terrorist financing and whistleblowers.

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