October 18, 2016 / 10:01 PM / a year ago

Ex-sports marketing executive to plead guilty in FIFA bribe case

NEW YORK, Oct 18 (Reuters) - A former sports marketing executive who was arrested last year in a U.S. corruption probe involving soccer’s global governing body FIFA is scheduled to pleaded guilty on Thursday, according to a court filing.

The expected plea by Aaron Davidson, who was the head of Traffic Group’s U.S. unit in Miami, was disclosed in a scheduling order filed in federal court in Brooklyn on Tuesday. (Reporting by Nate Raymond in New York; Editing by Bernard Orr)

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