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Former Colombian soccer chief saw US cooperator as a Fox representative, he testifies in corruption trial

By Samuel Rubenfeld
  • 17 Feb 2023 01:11
  • 17 Feb 2023 01:28
Luis Bedoya, a former head of the Colombian national soccer federation, testified today in a US corruption trial that he believed an Argentine businessman was a representative of 21st Century Fox during negotiations for the rights to broadcast South American regional tournaments.
That Argentine businessman, Alejandro Burzaco, was the chief

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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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