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Malaysian Jailed In Melbourne Over Match-Fixing

Last update: 24/04/2014
By Neville D'Cruz

MELBOURNE, April 24 (Bernama) -- A Malaysian involved in an international match-fixing syndicate that rigged soccer games here has been jailed for a year.

Segaran Subramaniam, 46, pleaded guilty to conduct that would corrupt a betting outcome after fixing six Victorian Premier League games last year, the Australian Associated Press (AAP) reported.

Victorian County Court Judge Michael Bourke on Thursday jailed Subramaniam for three years, but suspended two years of his prison term.

Segaran acted as a facilitator between players the Victorian Premier League club, the Southern Stars, here and overseas syndicate bosses.

Judge Bourke said Segaran had undermined the hard work of people involved in the sport.....


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