13 detained in tennis match fixing probe

13 detained in tennis match fixing probe

13 people were detained during raids, which were part of the investigation on suspicion of fixing the match in the lower ranks of professional tennis. The raids took place at various locations including Mechelen (Antwerp province, Vilvoorde (Flemish Brabant), Sint-Gillis, Ukkel, Laken, Jette, Schaarbeek, Sint-Agatha-Berchem (all Brussels) and Geraardsbergen (East Flanders). A criminal organisation with ties to Belgium and Armenia has been bribing professional tennis players since 2014 to fix matches, letting the criminals to rake in profits by placing bets, the Judicial Authorities told journalists. The fixed matches were…

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