“Noose” around the neck of 15 PAE for illegal betting


New evidence is coming to the surface about his action international illegal betting ringwhich had ramifications in Hellas. As the “Trial” reveals, the legal wiretapping, the findings on the cellphones and digital media of those involved, as well as the testimonies, put “noose” around the neck of 10 PAE of Super League 1 and another 10 of Super League 2!

The chairman of the Ethics Committee of the EPO, chairman of Appeals, Charalambos Kotoulopoulos was forced to withdraw 109 Sportradar files that he himself archived! He considers that the data of Interpol, Eurojust, the Athens Prosecutor’s Office, the Economic Police and the Directorate of Criminal Investigations are sufficient to review the disciplinary responsibility of the 15 Greek teams involved in match-fixing through betting fraud.

According to the “Documents” website, the judicial officer requested all the new information from the sports and football prosecutor Kostas Spyropoulos in order to exercise the required disciplinary control and impose sanctions that reach up to a lifetime ban for football players and relegation to the PAEs they represent.

At the same time, EPO publicly claims that first the investigative process in the criminal part should be terminated and then the disciplinary investigation should be initiated. On the contrary, the FIFA Disciplinary Code establishes with absolute clarity that disciplinary proceedings in football are independent and can be carried out concurrently with criminal investigations. In fact, if the EPO does not act through its jurisdictional bodies within three months from the notification of the investigation, FIFA also becomes auditable undertakes to conduct the relevant disciplinary investigation itself within the Greek territory.

The Ethics Committee has the right to access all the elements of the criminal preliminary examination, even the findings in the bank accounts of the involved football players, PAE presidents, football players, coaches and referees.

Source: Sport Fm

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