Singapore police said they needed hard evidence to crack down on match-fixing cartels, after coming under pressure to arrest suspected ringleaders of networks which targeted hundreds of football games in Europe and beyond.
A picture taken on December 20, 2012 at UEFA headquarters in Nyon shows the Champions League trophy. Champions League ties were among some 380 games said to have been targeted by match-fixing cartels.
Police said authorities had supplied information about Dan Tan Seet Eng, a key suspect who is wanted by investigators in Rome, and that they were working with Europol following revelations that Singapore-linked networks rigged or tried to rig 680 games worldwide.
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