"Mr. Marin says he loves the sport, yet he and his co-conspirators were the very cancer on the sport he claims to love. His crime was one of pure and unmitigated and unchecked greed."
U.S. District Court Judge Pamela K. Chen
, saying she wanted to “send a message of deterrence” with her sentence of four years in prison, fine of $1.2 million and forfeiture of more
than $3.3 million imposed on former Brazilian soccer federation president Jose Maria Marin
, who was found guilty on six counts of racketeering conspiracy, wire fraud, and money laundering
conspiracy in the FIFA corruption trial. (New York Times