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Ex-Premier League Star Fights Money Laundering Charges

Law360, London (January 9, 2019, 5:03 PM GMT) -- A former Premier League star told a London jury Wednesday that he didn't launder money, saying that the thousands of pounds he received from his brother was just an example of the "really, really regular" cash transfers his family members frequently made among themselves.

Sam Sodje, 39, is accused of channeling more than £30,000 ($38,340) through his bank account in November 2013 after companies in India, Columbia and Italy were conned into paying money to fraudsters who posed as suppliers to the businesses.

The companies were allegedly tricked into sending the funds to a bank account in London belonging to Sodje's...

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