Italian Gambling Scandal Deepens - Tuesday 16th of May 2006

ITALY As reported by Reuters: "SERIE A clubs Juventus, AC Milan, Fiorentina and Lazio are formally being investigated for alleged match-fixing last season.

"The public prosecutor of Naples, Giovandomenico Lepore, said 41 people, including Serie A directors, Italian football federation officials and referees would be called in for questioning.

"Lepore said his team had identified a total of 19 Serie A games that appeared suspicious.

"In separate developments, judicial sources in Parma said a probe into suspected illegal gambling involving four Juventus - one current and three former - players was also underway..."

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