World Cup Referee Arrested Trying To Smuggle Heroin

Chris Wright

22nd, September 2010


By Chris Wright

A former World Cup referee has been arrested at New York’s Kennedy Airport after customs staff found ten bags of heroin taped to his stomach, back and legs.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents collared Byron Moreno late on Monday evening after he arrived in America on a commercial flight from his native Ecuador.

Moreno is the official that took charge of Italy’s contraversial 2002 World Cup second-round defeat at the hands of South Korea, and

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