MAR 5 DE JULIO DE 2022 - 04:08hs.
Public Ministry wants investigation

Meeting deals with measures for case of sports betting allegedly manipulated in Ceará

In a meeting this Wednesday morning (26), local entities discussed measures that are being adopted in the case of sports betting allegedly manipulated in Ceará football. The Public Ministry (PM) of the State of Ceará sent letters to the Executive Secretariats of the Prosecutors' Offices of Crato, Caucaia and Barbalha asking for an investigation to be opened to investigate possible manipulation of game results, in matches valid for the Ceará Championship and for the Brazilian Series D, in 2022 and 2021. Content of documents is confidential.

The Ceará Football Federation (FCF) pointed out in the meeting absolute interest in the investigation of the facts, acting in harmony with the investigative bodies.

The FCF also highlights the importance of preserving the fairness of competition with the identification of those responsible and the respective punishments, both in sports and in criminal matters.

The TJDF-CE and the Public Ministry expressed their commitment to adopting investigative measures.

The virtual meeting was attended by the Ceará Football Federation, through the representative Mauro Carmélio Neto and the Legal Director Leandro Vasques; Public Prosecutor through the Fan Defense Core; by the Prosecutor Edvando França; and TJDF-CE, represented by the president Frederico Bandeira and auditor Valdir Xavier.

Source: GE