New Delhi: The CBI has booked three suspected gamblers, one from Delhi and two from Hyderabad, in connection with alleged… Indian Premier League Matches “based on input” from Pakistan, officials said on Saturday.
The central agency has launched a nationwide investigation, they said.
The CBI has received information that “a network of individuals involved in cricket betting is influencing the outcome of Indian Premer League (IPL) matches based on input received from Pakistan,” the FIR claimed.
The agency has listed one Dileep Kumar, based in Rohini, Delhi, and Gurram Vasu and Gurram Satish from Hyderabad in its FIR as accused. The network, which has been in operation since 2013, also deceived the public by “urging them to bet,” the officials said.
The blackmailers have bank accounts (mule accounts) with false identities and know your customer documents in conjunction with the unknown bank officials, they said.
“These bank accounts have been opened by submitting falsified details such as multiple dates of birth and without due diligence performed by the bank officials.”
“Some of the money received from the general public in India because of such gambling activities is also shared with their partners abroad using hawala transactions,” the FIR claimed.
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