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?