ArmInfo. The National Security Service of Armenia opened a rigged match, as a result of which the betting firm suffered major property damage.
According to the report of the NSS of the Republic of Armenia, received by ArmInfo, the agency received a statement about the crime from the betting firm in September of the current year. "As a result of the operational-search and investigative activities, evidence was obtained that a representative of the leadership of the Masis football club and one of the coaches, by prior conspiracy in exchange for a bribe, predetermined the outcome of the match, which took place on September 6, 2019 between "Torpedo Yerevan" and "Masis" teams, securing the victory of "Torpedo Yerevan" football club. As a result of bets made by a group of individuals, the betting firm suffered major property damage, "the NSS of Armenia said, informing that a criminal case has been instituted on the fact.
The department also emphasized that the above-mentioned persons, as part of the criminal case, were involved as defendants, they were put on the wanted list. Identified circumstances were transferred to the Football Federation of Armenia and to UEFA, in order to suppress new similar cases. The investigation into the framework of the criminal case continues.