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Soccer match-fixers spoke in elaborate codes

Updated: February 13, 2013, 7:22 AM ET
Associated Press

At trials in Croatia and Turkey, police wiretaps revealed that those trying to fix soccer matches used elaborate codes to disguise what they were talking about. In Croatia, the code was based on food, women and cars; in Turkey, it was based on farming and construction terms.

From Croatia:

FOUR-WHEELED DRIVE -- A fixed game that was rock-solid, its outcome assured.

GIRLS -- A reference to police: "We have two girls on our tail."

KEYS -- Upfront bribes for players: "They ...

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