It’s October, the time when the minds of Major League Baseball fans usually turn to the playoffs and World Series. But this year they also are turning to reports of a federal grand jury investigation into corruption in the MLB.

According to various news reports, led by Yahoo Sports last Friday, a federal grand jury is looking into possible bribes involved in the signing of international players from Latin America and the Dominican Republic, the smuggling of potential players into the U.S. from places like Cuba and the possible use of steroids on teenage prospects. Possible bribes could involve violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.

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