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Eight arrests as police bust suspected illegal football betting syndicate

Published on Jul 2, 2014 10:50 PM

SINGAPORE - Eight men have been arrested in an islandwide operation for suspected involvement in an illegal football betting syndicate.

The suspects, aged between 28 and 48, were apprehended on Tuesday and Wednesday after officers from the Criminal Investigation Department (CID) and the Police Intelligence Department (PID) carried out sweeping operations in several areas.

These included Clementi West, Jelapang Road, Tampines, Bedok Central, Jalan Kembangan, Boon Tiong Road, Hougang, Upper Boon Keng Road and Jalan Chermat.

Cash amounting to about S$190,000 was seized along with an array of computers, laptops, handphones and documents such as betting records.

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