cuban smuggling

Yasiel Puig. (credit:  Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Florida Businessman Pleads Guilty To Role In Puig Smuggling

A South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a conspiracy to smuggle Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba in return for a sizable cut of the outfielder’s multimillion-dollar salary.

12/16/2014

Yasiel Puig #66 of the Los Angeles Dodgers warms up during batting practice before MLB game action against the Toronto Blue Jays on July 22, 2013 at Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (credit: Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images)

Suit Alleges Puig Lied About Smuggling Plan

A lawsuit seeking $12 million from Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig says he and his mother lied to Cuban authorities about a plan to smuggle the player out of the country.

07/22/2013

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