Dark side of sports betting. 70% of the clubs from Ukraine fixed their matches!
A shocking results of the investigation conducted on the Ukrainian football league. During the last few years, 70% of all teams participating in the highest football competitions in this country were fixing their matches and there are more than 300 people involved in this corruption scandal!
Huge corruption scandal in the Ukrainian football
Let us not fool ourselves - corruption was present in the world of sports, and unfortunately probably will always be! This time, the authorities have uncovered a huge scandal on the Ukraine, where it was proved in an special investigation that in the last few years 35 out of all 52 teams that play in the highest leagues on this country have fixed their games. Furthermore, there are hundreds of people involved in the scandal (so far 328 footballers, referees and members of the clubs were accused of their involvement in the corruption scandal).
The Minister of the Internal Affairs of Ukraine, Arsen Awakow have explained that: “By knowing the results of the matches that would happen, the people involved in the match-fixing have placed sports betting bets at Asian sports betting online bookmakers and because of the transparency of such betting operators have made roughly about 5 million dollars a year because of this fraudulence.
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