Tag Archives: interpol
- Interpol led bust of Jack Lam’s Philippine online gambling ops
January 5, 2017
Last November's arrests of 1,316 Chinese nationals working at Jack Lam’s illegal online gambling operation in the Philippines were part of a broader crackdown on cybercrime by global cops Interpol. A week ago, Interpol revealed that the Lam arrests were part of Operation First Light 2016, a two-month operation targeting...
- Interpol trumpets success in combatting Asia’s illegal Euro 2016 sports betting
July 18, 2016
Global police agency Interpol is celebrating its successes in deterring illegal sports betting in Asian countries during the Euro 2016 football tournament. In a statement released Monday, Interpol claims that its two Euro 2016 anti-gambling operations SOGA and Aces resulted in the arrest of over 4,100 individuals and the seizure...
- ESSA launch new anti-fixing campaign
February 11, 2016
A group comprising some of the European market’s largest online betting operators has launched a new campaign to stamp out match-fixing. On Wednesday, the European Sports Security Association (ESSA) announced a new campaign to “Kick Crime Out of Sport.” Secretary general Khalid Ali said the 18-month project marked the latest...
- Tabcorp money laundering lawsuit; Interpol looking at in-play betting apps
July 22, 2015
Australian betting operator Tabcorp has been slapped with a civil lawsuit over alleged failures to adhere to anti-money-laundering (AML) protocols. On Tuesday, the Australian Transaction Reports and Analysis Center (AUSTRAC) filed a civil suit in Federal Court in Sydney, accusing Tabcorp Holdings Ltd. of failing to take sufficient steps to...
- Interpol suspends cooperation with FIFA’s anti-match-fixing program
June 12, 2015
The unfolding corruption scandal surrounding the FIFA global football body has prompted global cops Interpol to walk away from a €20m deal to help combat match-fixing. On Friday, Interpol announced it was suspending its FIFA agreement and freezing the €20m FIFA had given Interpol four years ago to fund a...
- FIFA, FIFPro partner with Interpol to fight match fixing; Sportradar strikes deal with British Basketball League
November 6, 2014
Football’s global governing body, FIFA, and the International Federation of Professional Footballers (FIFPro) have signed an important partnership with international criminal police organization Interpol to launch a worldwide campaign to combat match fixing. The joint campaign aims to raise awareness on the dangers associated with match fixing by educating players...
Roberto Carlos on the future of Brazil football
April 12, 2017