Here’s something that should be an easy, bite-sized parcel for ESIC to digest and move their match-fixing investigation forwards; or at least in a direction.
It’s been well over a month since ESIC was supposed to release their in-depth investigation into match-fixing, one of the newer controversies to come out of the professional Counter-Strike scene.
Ultimately, the scandal is concerning to both Valorant and Counter-Strike as the investigation scope is currently understood.
Players that had not reached tier 1 allegedly fixed matches in lower ranks of Counter-Strike while betting on the outcomes, presuming that since they left Counter-Strike for Valorant shortly after the match-fixing they wouldn’t be punished.
Granted, match-fixing is a massive crime that comes with prison, but we don’t like to be burdened by rational thought.
Now, allegations are surfacing that the Russian team Mustang Crew is leaving their organization en masse after the CEO asked them to help fix matches, for the fifth time this year.
Mustang roster leaves organization cause CEO asked to do matchfixing… It’s 5 case this year when CEO of the organizaion s asking for that )
— OverDrive (@ABOverDrive) November 7, 2020
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