The Goiás justice accepted the prosecution’s complaint and prosecuted 16 people, including seven players, and the best known of them is Eduardo Bauernmann, from Santos, who was separated from the squad by the club’s board of directors.
The Justice of the Brazilian state of Goiás processed to 16 peopleincluding seven footballers from big teams such as fluminenseSantos and Cruzeirofor being part of gambling mafias that earn money through betting sites, which at the same time became the main sponsors of the activity.
Justice goias accepted the prosecution’s complaint and prosecuted 16 people, including seven players, and the best known of them is Eduardo Bauernmannof Saintswho was separated from the squad by the club’s board of directors.
A statement from the prosecution reported that in addition to Bauerman they were prosecuted and brought to trial Víctor Ramos, from Chapecoense, Gabriel Tota, from Ypiranga from Rio Grando do Sul, Igor Carús, from Sport de Recife, Paulo Miranda, from Náutico, Matheus Gomes, from Sergipe, and Fernando Neto, from Sao Bernardo.
The investigation also affected two other first division teams: although there were no prosecutions, fluminense He removed the central marker from his squad Victor Mendes on suspicion of tampering. did the same Cruzeiro with Richarda player who was caught chatting with a bettor who asked him to foul or receive a yellow to win the bet on online sites.
The Globo news network reported that the Ministry of Sports and the Ministry of Economy of the government of Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva are studying measures to regulate online betting activity.
footballers like Marquinhos or Marcelo or former players like Ronaldo and Rivaldo They are the main faces of the advertisements of the betting sites.
The other defendants They are accused of organizing an illicit association to pressure footballers to commit penalties or receive cards at certain times of the match to win the bets.
The Operation Maximum Penalty was released by the state attorney of goias last year from an investigation into betting on a game in the club Vila Nova, from that state in central Brazil.
In the opportunity, the steering wheel Romario, from Vila Nova, accepted $30,000 to commit a penalty Sport for the Brazilian Serie B championship.
They gave him an advance but since that day the coach put him on as a substitute, Romario he got desperate and looked for other teammates to commit a penalty on purpose.
According to the statement of the public prosecutor’s office goias sent to Télam, twelve parties are under investigation, among them two parties of the Brazilian 2022 played by the champion of the contest, palmeirasthe one who played against Juventude and another with Cuiabá.
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