first_imgOn Monday, officials announced that a retired Florida police officer was found dead in his jail cell, less than two weeks after being sentenced to life in prison for sexual offenses against children under the age of 12.According to the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office, 67-year-old James Michael Trejbal was found unresponsive in his isolation cell at the Duval County jail.Homicide detectives stated that there didn’t immediately appear to be signs of foul play.Trejbal pleaded guilty Feb. 27 to sexual battery of a child younger than 12 and two counts of lewd and lascivious molestation, according to court records.Trejbal was a former K9 officer, and he retired from the Jacksonville’s Sheriff’s Office in 1999.He was arrested in January, but authorities were alerted in December of possible sexual offenses from years earlier, and additional victims were discovered as recent sexual offenses were identified, police said. Some of the offenses were against victims younger than 12, investigators said. Some victims involved custodial authority, but the gender and circumstances were not released.last_img read more

first_img Kansspelautoriteit enters into MoU with Malta Gaming Authority August 28, 2020 StumbleUpon Soft2Bet continues new market drive with Irokobet launch August 26, 2020 Share Submit TVBET passes GLI test for five live games in Malta and Italy August 25, 2020 Share Related Articles The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has established a new ‘Sports Integrity Unit’ helping strengthen its capacity and resources towards fighting sports corruption and match-fixing.The Integrity Unit will focus on gathering intelligence and data related to suspicious betting, serving as the MGS’ liaison foreign regulatory authorities, law enforcement agencies, wagering monitoring systems and sports governing bodies combatting the manipulation of sports.In addition, the Integrity Unit will further assist MGA departments and stakeholder in the development of policy initiatives, improving the regulator’s all-around sports integrity monitoring and governance frameworks.The MGA’s new unit will be led by Senior Executive Antonio Zerafa serving as ‘Sports Integrity Officer’, who has formerly led the Authority’s ‘criminal probity screening’ programme, with the MGA’s Enforcement Directorate.Updating stakeholders, Heathcliff Farrugia Chief Executive of the MGA stated: “Having a dedicated Sports Integrity Unit is vital for the MGA’s statutory objective to ensure that gambling is free from crime, specifically the manipulation of sports competitions. The MGA is committing to cooperation with stakeholders to the extent permitted by law to act against a pervasive phenomenon that threatens the integrity of both the sports and the betting industries.”The MGA informs the public that any matters/queries related to sports integrity or suspicious betting are to be forwarded via email to sportsintegrity.mga@mga.org.mt.  The MGA treats all cases in strict confidence as per article 8 of the Gaming Act (Chapter 583 of the Laws of Malta).last_img read more

first_imgThe Ministry of Youth and Sports has released the fixture fot the Special Intra-Government Tournament with an adjustment from Wednesday, July 8 to Friday, July 10.Deputy Sports Minister and organizing Chairman of the tournament, Henry B. Yonton, Jr., said besides the adjustment of the date, the venue for the tournament has also been changed from Blue Field to the Antoinette Tubman Stadium from 10:00am to 4:00pm daily.Speaking to the Daily Observer yesterday, Deputy Minister Yonton said the change of the date, from the 9th -11th July to the 8th – 10th July was owing to the international female match between Liberia and Nigeria at the ATS, the venue of the recreational football and kickball tourney.Mr. Yonton said the eight participating teams, which reached the 2014 Intra-Governmental quarter-finals in the football and kickball editions, are part of the tournament.He reiterated that the reduction of participants in the tournament and the removal of the volleyball version are because of budget cut and lack of playing facilities in the country.The Intra-Governmental League, formerly Inter-Ministerial League, is a tournament that brings together all line ministries, agencies, public corporations and other branches of government together through various sporting disciplines.The multi-purpose SKD Sports Complex where most international games and national games are held is currently under renovation by the People’s Republic of China. According to the fixture on Wednesday, in kickball Nasscorp meets Ministry of State and Ministry of Finance and Development Planning faces Justice Ministry. In the football category, GAC hosts Nasscorp; Libtelco will lock horns with Defense and Judiciary engages the Legislature.Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)last_img read more