Betting Fraud Paves Way for Match-Fixing

ESPN the Magazine

In The Hague on Monday when the director of Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, announced the preliminary findings of an investigation into the rigging of soccer matches, many observers were shocked. Nearly 700 fixed games. Several on UK soil. A transnational criminal conspiracy with an Asian syndicate pulling the strings.

How could such a thing be happening? I knew how easily it was done.

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