Interpol was reported to have arrested over 4000 people in well coordinated raids as they clamp down on illegal soccer gambling.
Interpol carries out the raid across eleven different countries during the Euro 2016 continental tournament in France. The latest global operation was mounted against illegal gambling and the operation in China, France, Malaysia, Singapore, Greece, Thailand, Vietnam, and Italy. The operation SOGA VI is the sixth investigation into football gambling by Interpol, the organization that facilitates cross-border policing, according to the Guardian.
SOGA is short for “soccer gambling” and has bedevilled the game and people for long, so the raid was to cut on the illicit operation. Another operation called Aces is well targeted at illicit betting websites and call centre operations in Cambodia, South Korea, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam.