Criscito faces fixing inquiry


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The Italy defender Domenico Criscito will be questioned by the Italian Football Federa-tion over his alleged role in the match-fixing scandal on 16 July.

Criscito was dropped from Italy's Euro 2012 squad after police interrogated the Zenit St Petersburg player. He is suspected of alleged wrongdoings while at Genoa. He denies the allegations.

Around 50 people have been arrested since last year in the investigation into the latest match-fixing scandal to hit Italy. Prosecutors in Cremona, Bari and Naples have detailed an extensive match-fixing ring stretching as far as Singapore and South America that was allegedly in operation for more than 10 years.