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Wednesday, June 23, 2010

9 players and 1 coach has been charged with match-fixing probe in Turkey.

According to reports from Turkey, Turkish prosecutor charged 9 players, 1 coach in soccer match-fixing probe.

Accortding to Anatolian News agency, 87 other people were also charged Wednesday with either membership of a criminal gang, violating betting rules or making threats. The accused were not identified.

The prosecutors says the group made US$30 million per year through the manipulation of matches, mostly in the second- and third-tier leagues, and illegal betting.
Anatolia says the prosecutors' indictment cites a phone-tapped conversation in which a goalkeeper for second-tier Gaziantepspor agrees to concede two goals in a game against Kayserispor.
No trial date has been set.

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