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Chuck Blazer

AKA Charles Gordon Blazer

Born: 26-Apr-1945
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 12-Jul-2017
Location of death: Undetermined Location, NJ
Cause of death: Cancer - Colon

Gender: Male
Religion: Jewish
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Soccer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: FIFA official, banned for life

Influential figure in American soccer. Failed to report income taxes for 2005-10, and earned money from illegal kickbacks and bribery, intending to manipulate the locations of the 1998 and 2010 World Cup events. After discovery by US investigators, Blazer acted as an informant against other FIFA officials. He plead guilty to ten federal charges in 2015 including fraud and money laundering, but died prior to sentencing. Blazer was banned from soccer for life by FIFA, 9 July 2015.

Father: Abraham Blazer
Mother: Edna
Wife: Susan Aufox (m. 1990, div. 1995, one son, one daughter)
Son: Jason
Daughter: Marci

    High School: Forest Hills High School, Queens, NY
    University: BA Accounting, New York University (1965)

    FIFA Executive Committee (1996-2013)
    CONCACAF General Secretary (1990-2011)
    U.S. Soccer Federation EVP (1984-86)
    Money Laundering 25-Nov-2015 (guilty plea)
    Racketeering 25-Nov-2015 (guilty plea)
    Tax Evasion 25-Nov-2015 (guilty plea)
    Wire Fraud 25-Nov-2015 (guilty plea)
    Risk Factors: Obesity, Diabetes

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