Soccer match-fixing scandal nets betting rings €7.5m

By Andy Rice 14 July 2010

German prosecutors investigating a match-fixing scandal in European football say that as many as 250 people are under suspsision, with about 270 games being probed. Matches played in Turkey, Germany and Switzerland comprise the majority of those under investigation. One hundred suspects have already been detained. Prosecutors have alleged that betting rings have made up to €7.5 million in profits from match-fixing activities. Read more: Sapa-DPA via Times Live


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