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Ex-Sox Executive Sentenced For Signing Bonus Scandal

Former White Sox scouting executive David Wilder was sentenced to two years in federal prison Wednesday for accepting approximately $440,000 in kickbacks from the signing bonuses and contract buyouts of Latin American prospects.

670 The Score–08/28/2013

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UPDATED: Ex-White Sox Executive Pleads Guilty

Former White Sox executive David Wilder is set to be arraigned in U.S. District Court Friday, on charges of skimming thousands of dollars in kickbacks to get top players.

CBS Chicago–02/11/2011

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Former Sox Executive Indicted In Kickback Scheme

A former scouting executive for the White Sox, and two scouts for the team in Latin America, were indicted by federal prosecutors Wednesday on charges that they took six-figure kickbacks to get top players.

CBS Chicago–11/10/2010