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Ken Bensinger

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Reporter @BuzzFeedNews. Author of "Red Card," book on FIFA case from Simon & Schuster due in June 2018. ken.bensinger@buzzfeed.com PGP: goo.gl/y3UqzU

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Biography

Focus on business projects, enterprise and investigations. Do not cover small business or B2B marketplaces, despite some popularly held opinions in the public relations bot world.

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Nov 20, 2017

Según testimonio en el juicio FIFA, los Jinkis de Full Play supuestamente pagaban a Napout con efectivo en vez de transferencias de banco, y el dinero fue llevado, en un sobre, directamente a su oficina. https://t.co/yjka1nAzQl

Nov 20, 2017

Reviewing DoJ indictments, there are multiple references to Bank of America accounts, but none belonging to this trial's defendants. (Jack Warner had a BofA account, as did Media World.

Nov 20, 2017

Next witness in FIFA trial is a banker from Bank of America. I suspect we will learn that at least one of the defendants (Marin, Burga, Napout) had accounts with BofA where suspicious money came in. https://t.co/dFpDF7kaev

Nov 20, 2017

@patrick_nally Well, we know from the guilty plea of Richard Lai that these issues were hardly limited to the Americas. His criminal charges show rampant corruption in the AFC.

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Awards

Gerald Loeb Award

2012 - large newspapers
Gerald Loeb Awards for Distinguished Business Reporting -- winner for "Wheels of Fortune," a three part series on the Buy Here Pay Here subprime used car finance business.

Gerald Loeb Award

2010 - beat reporting
Gerald Loeb Award for Distinguished Business Reporting -- winner, beat reporting, along with Ralph Vartabedian for "Dangerous Defect," coverage of Toyota's sudden acceleration crisis.