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The Justice Insiders: FIFA Corruption Trial – Will the Feds Score Another Goal?



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Episode 3: FIFA Corruption Trial – Will the Feds Score Another Goal?

In this episode of The Justice Insiders, Husch Blackwell’s Gregg Sofer and Scott Glabe are joined by their colleague Sal Hernandez, former senior FBI official and private-sector compliance officer, as they discuss the upcoming trial of two individuals and a corporate defendant for criminal offenses related to corruption, kickbacks and bribes in the notorious FIFA scandal. This episode covers the government’s use of RICO, cooperator testimony, severance issues, what goes into making decisions about whether to plead guilty or go to trial and the importance of maintaining an effective compliance program.


Gregg N. Sofer


Salvador Hernandez

Senior Compliance and Ethics Advisor

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