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Belgian police raid top football clubs in fraud probe
Belgian police raided several of the country's most illustrious football clubs on Wednesday as part of an investigation into fraud linked to player transfers. Federal prosecutors told AFP that well-known football agent Mogi Bayat, the former manager of Sporting Charleroi, had been arrested in his home. "He was arrested in connection with an investigation into football," spokesman Wenke Roggen said. Belgian media, including public broadcaster RTBF, said police had conducted searches in the premises of Anderlecht, Club Brugge and Standard Liege.
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