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Aug 8, 2018 10 tweets 3 min read
Último: Accionistas han demandando a @Televisa por su participación en una esquema corrupta para conseguir los derechos al Mundial de Futbol con millones de dólares en sobornos. La demanda en corte federal en NY acusa el gigante mediático de México de pagar por lo menos US $7,25 millones en sobornos por los derechos a los mundiales 2026 y 2030, que era su parte de un total de $15 millones en pagos en negro compartido con O Globo 🇧🇷 y Torneos 🇦🇷
Jul 16, 2018 13 tweets 2 min read
According to an FBI affidavit, agents were given search warrants to search two premises in the investigation of Maria Butina as a potential spy, and they also reviewed her laptop and iPhone. Butina entered the US on a student visa. Without naming him, the affidavit indicates that Butina worked in league with Aleksandr Torshin, a former member of Russian parliament. Torshin has been linked to Russian organized crime, and has been investigated for money laundering in Spain.
Jun 19, 2018 9 tweets 2 min read
This is an amazing moment. Sepp Blatter, banned for 6 years by FIFA, has arrived in Russia at the personal invitation of Vladimir Putin to watch the World Cup — ust days after Putin sat with FIFA's current president to see the opener.

Epic troll. Really can't emphasize this enough: Russia won the World Cup hosting rights under such questionable circumstances that it sparked a massive U.S. criminal investigation, and now Putin is loudly thumbing his nose at FIFA and the rest of the world by inviting Blatter to attend.
Apr 14, 2018 11 tweets 3 min read
A lot of chatter and confusion about Michael Cohen's passport in light of news that he may indeed have been in Prague during the campaign, as alleged in the Steele Dossier. A few facts: Cohen initially denied ever going, tweeting a picture of his passport cover as proof of the fact.
Dec 7, 2017 8 tweets 3 min read
Kevin Jonas was just called as a witness in the #FIFA trial! #jonasbrothers He was called to testify as to the fact that he attended a Paul McCartney show in Buenos Aires on Nov. 11, 2010. That concert, according to previous testimony, was also attended by at least one of the defendants in the ongoing FIFA trial.