This Is Everything We Know About The Football Match Fixing Arrests

This could be one of the biggest sporting scandals for decades. It's reported that three men have now been charged.

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2. In the past two days, Officers from the National Crime Agency have arrested six men.

They were made after an an investigation by The Telegraph that found match fixers from Asia were targeting games across Britain. They are being held under the bribery and fraud Acts at a police station in the Midlands

3. As of Friday morning, three men have now been charged.

Greater Manchester Police: three men charged following allegations of computer hacking at the Football Association

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Greater Manchester Police: three men charged following allegations of computer hacking at the Football Association

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5. The Telegraph is hosting this video of a fixer on its website.

Via telegraph.co.uk

6. It's pretty stunning stuff.

The fixer claims he would pay a player £5,000 to take a yellow card at the start of a match as a signal that the result was likely to be fixed.

8. The teams involved are not in the Premier League.

And their names can't be disclosed because this is an active operation.

9. However, Sky News is running this:

Sky sources: Football match-fixing allegations relate to at least three clubs in the English Conference League

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Sky sources: Football match-fixing allegations relate to at least three clubs in the English Conference League

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10. Here's the fixer claiming he knows the result of an upcoming game.

I know because they all tell me every time. Because sometimes I have extra money, I just send them some money … because sometimes they need money or they call me so I just leave them some pocket money.

12. He claims to be connected to Wilson Raj Perumal, a Singaporean based in London who was convicted of match fixing abroad.

A la izquierda, Wilson Raj Perumal, guarda prisión en Hungr໚ por amaño de partidos. Chris Eaton, investigaba en FIFA.

Fernando Palomo

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A la izquierda, Wilson Raj Perumal, guarda prisión en Hungr໚ por amaño de partidos. Chris Eaton, investigaba en FIFA.

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13. Matt is very funny.

Matt's take on today's @telegraph splash on match fixing in football http://t.co/A1vFVxzCV0

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Matt's take on today's @telegraph splash on match fixing in football http://t.co/A1vFVxzCV0

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14. Basically The Telegraph is killing it today.

Here's a rather spanking interactive graphic on worldwide match fixing.

16. But this is the first NCA operation to make the headlines.

It was launched this year, whereupon it was dubbed "Britain's FBI".

17. Even if they needed the media to tip them off. The last big sport fixing scandal, in cricket, was also exposed by journalists rather than the authorities.

Football can't/won't act and police reluctant, so reporters fill the gap with great public interest journalism http://t.co/aqX5KLDnB7

Paul Kelso

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Football can't/won't act and police reluctant, so reporters fill the gap with great public interest journalism http://t.co/aqX5KLDnB7

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