Tag Archives: Victoria Police

Australian authorities crack down on suspicious betting in esports investigation

A number of warrants for arrest have been executed across Australia this morning following an investigation into suspicious betting activity on an esports league. The investigation, carried out as part of a joint operation between the Sporting Integrity Intelligence Unit and the Organised Crime Intelligence Unit, was initiated after information was received by local police regarding  activity linked to a …

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GLMS and Victoria Police unite to “wipe out organised crime”

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The Global Lottery Monitoring System (GLMS) and Victoria Police have decided to join forces and share information regarding irregular betting patterns in order to detect and prevent sports betting manipulations in Australian sport. It is hoped the move will “wipe out organised crime involvement” in the industry.   GLMS will be providing Victoria Police with information on irregular betting patterns …

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ESSA and Victoria Police in world first integrity link up

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A new world’s first agreement between ESSA and Victoria Police is to target suspicious betting activity and deter betting related match fixing. Law enforcement is to be provided with information from across the world, with the deal set to be in place for 2018 sporting events, including the Australian Open tennis which got underway today (Monday 15 January). ESSA, the …

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Australia faces potential tsunami of sports corruption

Victoria Police have called on Australian sporting bodies and integrity units to examine the threat of sport corruption in the region. Victoria Police called this urgent meeting in the wake of Operation Starling which disrupted an illegal gambling cartel targeting a suburban Australian Soccer club. Experts monitoring international match fixing syndicates are warning authorities that corruption will undermine the quality …

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