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    680 Soccer Matches Suspected of Fixing

    NAPLES, ITALY - DECEMBER 06:  The official ball of the UEFA Europa League Group F match between SSC Napoli and PSV Eindhoven  at Stadio San Paolo on December 6, 2012 in Naples, Italy.  (Photo by Giuseppe Bellini/Getty Images)

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    680 soccer matches--including qualifying games for the World cup--are suspected of being fixed. Global law enforcement officials announced the results of a 19-month investigation, Monday, which implicates at least 425 people from over 15 countries in a multi-million dollar scheme. "This is a sad day for European football, and more evidence of the corrupting influence of organized crime," said Rob Wainright, director of Europol--one of the entities that helped in the investigation.

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