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Graph: How the soccer match-fixing syndicate works

February 21, 2013 15:02 IST

The multi-billion dollar soccer industry was shaken to its core earlier this month when European police and prosecutors said hundreds of games may have been rigged in a match-fixing syndicate being run from Singapore.

International investigators have identified about 680 suspicious matches including qualifying games for the World Cup and European Championships, and for Europe's Champions League.

The diagram below illustrates how the soccer match-fixing syndicate works:

Courtesy: Reuters Graphics

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