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Seven charged in Greece betting probe

Updated: June 6, 2011, 9:38 AM ET
Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece -- Judicial authorities in Greece on Monday said seven people have been charged with breaking gambling laws by betting on matches which they knew had been fixed in advance.

The emerging scandal has rattled the professional game in Greece, where the country's soccer association suspended its operations on Monday in a move designed to give authorities a chance to reform the sport.

Seven gamblers were charged with fraud-related offenses, while eight other suspects are ...

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