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Interpol: Arrest S'pore match fixer

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KUALA LUMPUR - The head of Interpol on Thursday urged Singapore to move against one of its citizens considered a key suspect in global football match-rigging, as one of his alleged associates was arrested in Italy. 

Secretary-general Ronald Noble told a news conference in Kuala Lumpur that the city-state needed to move on Tan Seet Eng, also known as Dan Tan, who has emerged as a central figure in the suspected rigging of nearly 700 games worldwide.

"The fact that there can be an alleged organised crime head operating in a country known to be safe, secure like Singapore, distresses Singaporeans and distresses the world," said Noble.

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