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Koreans to use lie detectors to combat game-fixing
AP, July 11th, 2011 5:19PM

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In the wake of South Korean prosecutors indicting about 70 players, gambling brokers and others in a game-fixing scandal, the K-League announced it will use polygraph testing to help prevent more game-fixing scandals from erupting and better investigate those implicated in future scandals.

The K-League said it also will double the minimum annual wage for league players to $22,670 to lessen the temptation to take bribes to fix games.

A former K-League player who allegedly worked as a broker was found dead in an apparent suicide in May.

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