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Alleged Italian Mafia Soccer Match-Fixing Scandal Leads to 50 Plus Arrests

Lots of people, including players, coaches, and directors from over 30 soccer groups, are under research in connection to alleged match-fixing that is mafia-related the Italian lower leagues.

Match-fixing is definitely an issue that is ongoing the recreations world today, plus the behind-the-scenes drama can often be crazier than fiction. Latest to enter this saga is an Italian soccer match-fixing debacle, with additional than 50 arrests.

The sweep was made in Italy on match-fixing charges related to ‘dozens’ of games played in the country’s third and tier that is fourth leagues.

Crime Syndicate Ties Alleged

A further 70 are under investigation, police said this week, since it announced a probe that is ongoing huge match-fixing community which includes among its ranks players, coaches, and directors from over 30 teams, with some of those charged having links to the Cosa Nostra Mafia therefore the ‘Ndrangheta crime syndicate.

A police officer normally said to be among the arrestees, who are faced with conspiracy to commit fraud that is sporting.

The arrests come included in an inquiry spearheaded by anti-Mafia prosecutors into the town that is southern of. Police said they are analyzing results that are suspicious numerous games, featuring, among others, Akragas, L’Aquila, Barletta, Brindisi, Montalto, Neapolis Mugnano, Pro Patria, Puteolana, San Severo, Santarcangelo, Sorrento, Torres, and Vigo (more…)