Europol to unveil results of match-fixing investigations in European football

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - The European police agency is unveiling results of a major investigation across the continent into match-fixing in football, including what it is calling "top international games".

The presentation at Europol's headquarters in The Hague on Monday will likely be one of the most comprehensive overviews yet of rigging games.

Europol says investigators from Germany, Finland, Hungary and Slovenia are presenting the results of probes into the murky world of fixing matches and the huge sums of money involved.

Football already has been rocked by several match-fixing cases, most notably in Germany and Italy.

Last month, Fifa security director Ralf Mutschke said more help is needed from national law enforcement agencies and that Fifa had asked Interpol to persuade its members to help protect the world's most popular sport.

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