COLOMBIAN SOCCER STAR ARRESTED FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING

Insight Crime on 23rd March reported that Jhon Viáfara was arrested on suspicion of seeking to export cocaine to the US – the latest in a string of cases of Colombian soccer players being involved in drug trafficking after retiring from the sport.  Viáfara started his career at Deportivo Pasto in 1998 before going on to have an international career, playing for Portsmouth and Southampton in the UK and Real Sociedad in Spain. He played 43 times for the Colombian team.

https://www.insightcrime.org/news/brief/clear-penalty-colombian-soccer-star/

Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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