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Spanish Police arrest 15 people in tennis match-fixing investigation

Spanish Police arrest 15 people in tennis match-fixing investigation

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Image result for Europol makes arrests, investigates 28 pro playersSpanish Police have made widespread arrests following an investigation into tennis match-fixing by an organised Armenian criminal gang.

Eleven house searches were carried out in Spain and one hundred and sixty-seven thousand euros in cash were seized, Forty-two bank accounts and their balances have been frozen.

The Civil Guard said in a statement 15 people had been arrested, including the leaders of the criminal organisation, while a further 68 people have been investigated.

Of the 83 people implicated in the case, 28 are professional tennis players, playing in the ITF Futures and Challenger categories.

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