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Corruption in Sport: Tackling Organized Crime Groups

In 2018, the Global Coalition to Fight Financial Crime was announced with the purpose of bringing companies together and supporting investigations to dismantle criminal networks that launder their criminal profits. A recent Europol report found that organized crime groups have turned to sports corruption, increasing their illegal assets by manipulating sporting events worldwide.

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Refinitiv’s Shahad Makiza speaks with Sergio D’Orsi, Head of Analysis Project Corruption at Europol, Ennio Bovolenta, Head of Integrity at FIFA, and Che Sidanius, Head of Financial Crime & Industry Affairs at Refinitiv, to answer these questions and more. 

  • How are these organized crime groups capitalizing on sports?
  • Which sports are most at risk to corruption?
  • What are the different approaches to fighting this crime?

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