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  • Dec 28, 2014
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Europol

Match-fixing suspect a free man in Lion City

Wilson Raj Perumal is seen as Europol's key source. Photo: AP

It's a conventional life for a well-to-do Singaporean businessman: he lives in a condo, drives a BMW and enjoys trips to the casino, according to people familiar with his routine.

Saturday, 9 February, 2013, 3:51am

Singapore in the dock over Europol inquiry into fixing of football matches

UEFA Champions League matches are among the targets of a global match-fixing network smashed by European police. Photo: AFP

In just the latest indication that Singapore is at the heart of a global match-fixing empire, European police said they had smashed a network rigging hundreds of games, including in the Uefa Champions League and World Cup qualifiers.

6 Feb 2013 - 4:22am

Europol uncovers global soccer match-fixing ring

Europol's chief Rob Wainwright (centre) speaks during a press conference in The Hague after police smashed a criminal network suspected of fixing 380 football matches, including in the Champions League and World Cup qualifiers. Photo: AFP

European police warned on Monday that the integrity of soccer was at stake, as they revealed they had smashed a criminal network fixing hundreds of matches, including in the Champions League and World Cup qualifiers.

5 Feb 2013 - 5:59am