FIFA ethics committee recommends lifetime ban of former FIFA vice-president
Friday, May 6, 2016
The adjudicatory chamber of(International Federation of )'s independent ethics committee has opened up proceedings against former FIFA Vice-President . In a statement released on Wednesday the ethics committee recommended Mr Webb receive a lifelong ban from all footballing activities for multiple violations of the articles of the FIFA Code of Ethics.
Mr Webb was indicted on corruption charges by the, and pled guilty in November to one count of racketeering conspiracy, three counts of wire fraud conspiracy and three of money laundering conspiracy. He is the former President of , the confederation for North America, Central America and Caribbean footballing associations, Vice-President of FIFA, and President of the .
Mr Webb is to be given the opportunity to submit his position before a ruling by FIFA is handed down.
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