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PJ police swoop on Benfica and Sporting football clubs

A new PJ swoop on suspect operations at the nation’s premier football clubs got underway on Tuesday, allegedly looking into the sale of players to União de Leiria from Benfica, Sporting and Sporting de Braga. According to initial reports, inspectors are looking for contracts with Russian players purchased by União de Leiria. Suspicions centre on money-laundering, tax fraud and document falsification, claims SIC television news.

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