Football match-fixing suspect arrested in Milan

euronews Videos21 February 2013

Italian authorities arrested the associate of Singapore businessman and alleged major ‘fixer’ Dan Tan in Milan on Thursday.

The man, identified as 31-year-old Admir Suljic, arrived at Malpensa airport in the early hours to find police waiting for him after a tip-off by Singapore authorities.

Interpol said Suljic was one of more than 500 fugitives wanted by 59 member countries as part of 2012 Operation Infra-Red — which has so far led to 130 people being arrested or located.

Europol, the European anti-crime agency has identified nearly 700 suspicious matches around the world, including Champions League and World Cup qualifying fixtures.

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