SIGNIFICANT RISE IN MATCH-FIXING, MONEY LAUNDERING AND SUSPICIOUS GAMBLING PATTERNS DUE TO COVID-19

On 6 November, an article in Forbes reported that FIFA and sports integrity monitors like Sportsradar have warned of a significant rise in match-fixing, money laundering and suspicious gambling patterns.  Gambling companies, sports associations, business analysts and specialists in sports crime have also warned that lock-down has brought endemic fraud to sports fixtures.  It cites the threatened collapse of Czech soccer as an example.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/willnicoll/2020/11/06/covid-19-match-fixing-money-laundering–the-criminal-threat-to-sport/?sh=7276c47e66ba

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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