Match-fixing scam: Who Is Mazhar Majeed?

Updated: 29 August 2010 16:09 IST

Here is all about the bookie who triggered the spot fixing controversy in the Pakistan cricket camp.

Match-fixing scam: Who Is Mazhar Majeed?
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New Delhi:

So who is the man at the centre of allegations of the latest spot betting scandal, with such great contacts in the Pakistan team and able to literally get them dancing to his tune. Here is all about the bookie who triggered the spot fixing controversy in the Pakistan cricket camp.

Mazhar is a 35-year-old property tycoon, who also owns Croydon Athletic Football Club.

He also told the News Of The World reporter how he launders match-fixing money through the football club. "The only reason I bought a football club is to do that," he said.

He lives in a 1.8 million home in Croydon, with his wife and two daughters. He and owns a Range Rover, a black Jaguar and VW Golf and an Aston Martin.

Topics : Cricket
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