The National Crime Agency has confirmed that six people are in custody being questioned by police over allegations of football match fixing, following information passed from the Sun on Sunday to police. In a statement, the NCA said:
The NCA can confirm that the Sun on Sunday has passed material from its own investigation to the National Crime Agency.
An active NCA investigation is now underway and we are working closely with the Football Association and the Gambling Commission.
Six people are in custody and are being questioned by NCA officers. We cannot comment further at this stage.
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