A former general secretary of the Cayman Islands Football Association has pleaded guilty to a money laundering conspiracy charge arising from the U.S. probe into bribery involving the world football governing body FIFA.
Costas Takkas, a 60-year-old British citizen, entered his plea on Wednesday at a hearing before U.S. District Judge Pamela Chen in Brooklyn, New York.
Takkas had been charged with 10 criminal counts, and faces a maximum 20-year prison term when he is sentenced on Sept. 19, according to court records.
A lawyer for Takkas did not immediately respond to requests for comment.
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