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Quick_newsMatch-fixing charges laid in Germany against two men involved in £286,000 bribing of players and referees to win £1.2m

Match-fixing charges laid in Germany against two men involved in £286,000 bribing of players and referees to win £1.2m

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26 August 2010

Two ringleaders in an alleged match-fixing ring that target football matches in Germany and other European countries have been charged with aggravated fraud. According to the state prosecutors in Bochum, the two men were involving in a ring that paid £286,000 in bribes to players and officials in 24 matches (10 in Germany), in order to profit by £1.2m from gambling on corrupt outcomes. As sportingintelligence reported in March, action has already been taken against some people involved in the matches probed by the Bochum investigation.

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