Tag: Match-fixing

New York mafia family indicted for NCAA match fixing

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A wiretapping investigation into one of New York’s most notorious organised crime families uncovered an ongoing scheme to fix college basketball games.

Perform: Don’t assume the World Cup can’t be fixed

Match-fixing can and does happen at every level of football, says Jake Marsh, head of integrity operations at the Perform Group. And even three billion pairs of eyes won’t necessarily be enough to deter opportunistic conspirators at this summer’s World Cup

Where there’s a way there’s a will – Don’t assume the World Cup can’t be fixed

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Match-fixing can and does happen at every level of football, says Jake Marsh, head of integrity operations at the Perform Group. And even three billion pairs of eyes won’t necessarily be enough to deter the most opportunistic conspirators at this summer’s World Cup.   iGAMING TIMES: How much of a concern is match-fixing at this year’s World Cup? JAKE MARSH: Match-fixing will...

BetConstruct named Compliance Innovator of the Year

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The SFM Detector from industry developer, Betconstruct, has bought the company recognition as Compliance Innovator of the Year.   BetConstruct has been named Compliance Innovator of the Year at the Gambling Compliance Regulatory Awards 2017 in London, UK thanks to its SMF Detector. Developed to reduce the number of suspicious fixed matches all over the world, SFM (Suspicious Fixed Matches) Detector by...

SCCJ and SportRadar partnership targets match fixing

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France’s SCCJ, the National Racing and Games Police Service, and Sportradar have teamed up to safeguard French sport.   France’s National Police force unit, Service Central des Courses et Jeux (SCCJ), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sportradar to protect the integrity of sport in the country. Under the terms of the MoU, both parties will actively engage in the...

10 arrested for alleged match fixing

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South Wales Police has arrested 10 people relating to allegations of match fixing in a Welsh Premier League fixture involving Port Talbot Town Football Club.   Seven men and three women are in police custody on suspicion of conspiracy to defraud as part of an ongoing investigation by the force’s Economic Crime Unit. The investigation began after the Football Association...

Sportradar plays pivotal role in catching Romanian match-fixers

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Sports data specialist Sportradar was one of the key players in identifying 17 participants in match-fixing in Romania, it has emerged. Data and information supplied by Sportradar and UEFA led to the indictment of 14 players and three coaches at second-division level. On the basis of this evidence, the Romanian Football Federation (FRF) banned each party from participating in any...

ESSA reports 11 cases of suspicious betting activity in Q1 2016

ESSA Match-Fixing
In its first quarterly report of the year, sports integrity watchdog ESSA and its members identified 11 instances of suspicious activity across Asia, Europe, South America and Africa, with chairman Mike O’Kane commenting that “accountability is a fundamental requirement for sport.   Eleven instances of suspicious sports betting activity occurred in the first three months of 2016, according to a new...

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