Sportradar to launch Universal Fraud Detection System to curb fraud in sports

Sportradar has launched a Universal Fraud Detection System (UFDS) to be made available to all sports federations and leagues from October. The sports integrity operator has done so to curb the incidents of fraud in sports.

The operator’s Integrity Services has been used as base to build the UFDS its existing bet monitoring system. The system has been designed to detect match-fixing across sport globally.

As per reports, Integrity Services monitored more than 600,000 matches in 2020 across 26 sports and the new UFDS intends to keep safeguarding the sports from the fraud at much bigger level.

As per Gambling Insider, Sportradar Group CEO Carsten Koerl said: “We believe that integrity is fundamental to public confidence in sport, and that wrongdoing at any tier of competition affects all levels of sports and its fans.

“By making this significant investment in integrity via the UFDS initiative, we are demonstrating our commitment to support the sustainability of sport around the globe.”

Sportradar’s integrity division aims to detect, investigate, and prevent betting-related match-fixing, and provides it’s monitoring and safeguarding services to the likes of FIFA, the National Football League (NFL) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).


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