Illegal betting scandal

German police reveal match-fixing probe

November 19, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Police in Germany and abroad have made several arrests and conducted searches on suspicion of an international illegal betting ring allegedly fixing matches in top European leagues, Bochum prosecutors announced on Thursday.

It was not immediately clear how many people and in which countries, other than Germany, the arrests had taken place and which leagues may have been affected.

"There were many searches and arrests made in the whole of the state [of Germany] and abroad," the ...

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