The investigation of the organization of contractual matches stopped

The investigation of the organization of the so-called contractual football matches stopped. In may 2018 the course of the investigation it was documented the activities of five criminal groups and 35 football clubs.

About stopping the investigation, said in response to the Main investigation Department of national police to the request of “UKRINFORM”.

“As of November 21, 2019 the pre-trial investigation in criminal proceedings stopped by clause 3 of part 1 of article 280 of the Criminal procedure code”, – stated in the response of the Channel.

“UKRINFORM” notes that the provision of the legislation that is referenced in the national police, provides for the suspension of the investigation on the period of performance of procedural actions in the framework of international cooperation.

What exactly is at stake in the GSU national police did not elaborate, citing the secrecy of the investigation.

What is known about the consequence?

In may 2018, the head of the interior Ministry, the national police, the Prosecutor’s office and the UAF reported the RAID, in which was documented the activities of five criminal groups and 35 football clubs. Law enforcement officers then conducted 40 searches in 10 regions.

According to militiamen, the composition of criminal groups included the presidents of football clubs, former and current players, referees, coaches and commercial structures. In particular, the investigators found more than 320 people, who were involved in corruption schemes “” and involved in the Commission of crimes in more than 57 episodes.

In a statement on the website of the Ministry of interior stated that accounts arranged match was known in advance to the organizers even before it starts. In these matches, and the members of the criminal groups can quickly earn big money. Knowing the future result of the game, they in person or by proxy of the persons betting on the resources of the bookmakers, was in Asia.

“The football business” the organizers got a “custom” matches huge profits. In betting the intruders earned up to $ 5 million per year.