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Snooker stars among five men referred to prosecutors in match-fix case

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15 April 2010

The BBC have run an interesting story today about developments in a case related to alleged match-fixing in snooker. The report coincides with a Radio 5 programme about snooker and fixing. The report is here, and it’s worth a read, and here’s a taster from the top:

“Snooker players Jamie Burnett and Stephen Maguire are among five men who have been referred to prosecutors in Scotland, BBC Sport understands. It relates to alleged irregular betting patterns linked to a match at the UK Championship on 14 December 2008. Strathclyde Police have conducted a 17-month investigation into the match. They have now decided there is enough evidence to pass the case to the Procurator Fiscal, who will decide whether charges should be brought.”

A statement from Strathclyde Police’s economic crime unit read: “Five males aged 35, 34, 31, 31 and 29 are the subject of a police report that is being submitted to the Procurator Fiscal. (It) is in relation to the alleged irregular betting patterns associated with the snooker match involving Jamie Burnett and Stephen Maguire at the UK Championship on 14 December 2008.”

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