Jack Warner sons pleaded guilty, faces up to 10 years in prison
The two sons of embattled former Fifa Vice-President Jack Warner both pleaded guilty to corruption charges, under seal, in the United States, in 2013, as part of the investigations into football’s world Fifa.
46 year old Daryan Warner and his brother 40 year old Daryll both face up to 10 years in prison.
This was revealed when the US Justice Department unsealed a “47-count indictment in federal court in Brooklyn, New York, last week charging 14 defendants with racketeering, wire fraud and money laundering conspiracies, among other offenses, in connection with the defendants’ participation in a 24-year scheme to enrich themselves through the corruption of international soccer. “
The guilty pleas of four individual defendants – including the warner brothers-and two corporate defendants were also unsealed last Wednesday.
The U.S. Justice Department says that on July 15, 2013, the defendant Daryll Warner, son of defendant Jack Warner and a former FIFA development officer, waived indictment and pleaded guilty to a two-count information charging him with wire fraud and the structuring of financial transactions..”
On October 25, 2013 the defendant Daryan Warner waived indictment and pleaded guilty to a three-count information charging him with wire fraud conspiracy, money laundering conspiracy and the structuring of financial transactions.
It added that Daryan Warner forfeited over $1.1 million around the time of his plea and has agreed to pay a second forfeiture money judgment at the time of sentencing.
The US justice department further stated that Daryan and Daryll warner face maximum terms of incarceration of 10 years for structuring financial transactions to evade currency reporting requirements. Each individual defendant also faces mandatory restitution, forfeiture and a fine.
By the terms of their plea agreements, the corporate defendants face fines of $500,000 and one year of probation.
Jack Warner is himself currently fighting extradition to the United States