OT: Soccer Match-Fixing Ring

OT: Soccer Match-Fixing Ring

Submitted by UMgradMSUdad on February 5th, 2013 at 8:24 AM

THE HAGUE, Netherlands -- Organized crime gangs have fixed or tried to fix hundreds of soccer matches around the world in recent years, including World Cup qualifiers, European Championship qualifiers and and two UEFA Champions League games, Europol announced Monday.

http://soccernet.espn.go.com/news/story/_/id/1326579/680-matches-suspect-in-soccer-match-fixing-probe?cc=5901

 

The only thing new about this investigation is the scope, involving looking at 380 matches in Europe and another 300 in the rest of the world. Fifty people have already been arrested.