Dejan Veljkovic was released under strict conditions. This fact was confirmed by the Belgian judicial authority, according to ANP. Veljkovic, who is considered to be the central figure for Belgian football fraud, will work with a judicial body in exchange for a repressive reduction.
Serbian was in custody since October and appeared on Tuesday in front of the Tongeren Chamber Council. Veljkovic would be guilty of fraud and money laundering in Belgian football.
His lawyer tells VRT that Veljkovic will work "in detail" in the investigation of justice and publish his "complete accounting". He must admit everything he suspects. He will also report on his Belgian football activities, which will be back in fifteen years.
Belgian football underwater scandal
Earlier in October, Operation Operation Hands attacked the top of Belgian football. In addition to the Veljkovice football broker, the coaches and the top referee were also arrested. It would fix the match. Referees could eat and receive gifts from players' agents and then influence matches. On the contrary, the brokers should have a word in football clubs.
The police also attacked the Excelsior Mouscron football club. In the club of the Belgian football division, counterfeiting and fraud would have taken place. The club could remain in the highest division illegally after possibly filing false documents to the Belgian Arbitration Court for Sport (BAS). There are also raids at the Belgian Football Association and the BAS. It is the biggest football scandal in Belgium.
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