Gardaí investigate match-fixing allegation in Limerick

Gardaí investigate match-fixing allegation in Limerick

Gardaí are conducting an investigation into alleged match-fixing in Limerick.

The Garda National Economic Crime Bureau took part in a search operation at a sports ground in the county yesterday.

Local Gardaí also assisted in the search.

A garda spokeswoman said: “Gardaí can confirm a search took place this evening, Tuesday 3rd September, 2019 in Limerick at a sports ground.”

“An ongoing investigation is taking place and members from a national unit and local members conducted the search.”

It is understood documentation and electronic devices were seized during the search.

“Investigations are ongoing,” the garda spokeswoman said.

The FAI are aware of the development and are awaiting a report from the Gardaí.

UEFA also said it is aware of the reports and is awaiting further information on the matter.

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