Ex-CONMEBOL official Meiszner surrenders in FIFA investigation
Jose Luis Meiszner, a former top rated official in CONMEBOL, South America’s football confederation, surrendered to Argentine police on Wednesday soon after U.S. justice officials charged him with involvement in a coins fifa 16 bribery racket.
News Channel TN showed Meiszner arriving at a police station in Quilmes, just south of Argentina’s capital, Buenos Aires.
Meiszner stepped down as secretary-general of CONMEBOL on Dec. four.
His lawyer, Luis Daer, said he would seek home arrest for his comprar fifa 16 coins client until the Argentine courts determined irrespective of whether U.S. justice officials would pursue extradition.
Daer stated Meiszner suffered from heart difficulties and was also struggling with depression due to the case.