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

Aaron Davidson, head of Traffic Group's U.S. unit in Miami, arrives at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in the Brooklyn Borough of New York July 17, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Aaron Davidson, head of Traffic Group's U.S. unit in Miami, arrives at the Brooklyn Federal Courthouse in the Brooklyn Borough of New York July 17, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

NEW YORK (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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