Pele’s son jailed, pending appeal, for 33 years for money laundering

Pele and Edson Cholbi Nascimento

June 2 – One of Brazilian football legend Pele’s seven children has been sentenced to 33 years in prison for laundering money for drug traffickers. Edson Cholbi Nascimento, known as Edinho, denies the charges, which date from 2005, and will reportedly be allowed to remain free pending appeal.

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