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    • Jihadists See a Funding Boon in Bitcoin

    • By: Brett Forrest, Justin Scheck
    • Narrated by: Alexander Quincy
    • Length: 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    "Jihadists See a Funding Boon in Bitcoin" is from the February 20, 2018 World section of The Wall Street Journal. It was written by Brett Forrest, Justin Scheck and narrated by Alexander Quincy.

    Regular price: $0.95

    • The Big Fix

    • The Hunt for the Match-Fixers Bringing Down Soccer
    • By: Brett Forrest
    • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Known as the "beautiful game," soccer is the world's most popular sport, crossing borders and language barriers to entertain billions. But underneath it all - the raucous fans in the stadiums; the beloved players; and FIFA, the international governing body with a membership of 209 national associations - is a scandal that threatens to make soccer the ugliest sport in the world. Filled with headline-making revelations, The Big Fix is a must-hear for soccer fans and true crime aficionados.

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    • A fantastic deep dive

    • By Sean Downey on 11-15-18

    Regular price: $21.67

    • The Big Fix

    • By: Brett Forrest
    • Narrated by: Alexander Cendese
    • Length: 6 hrs and 39 mins
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    Timed to coincide with the World Cup in Brazil and told in the style of a page-turning thriller, this is the book that will blow the lid off international match fixing in football: a pandemic that has struck at the heart of the ‘beautiful game'. It began as a series of disparate reports coming in from the corners of the football world: referees, players and managers were deliberately fixing results at the behest of illegal bettors. But as the reports kept coming, bit by bit the scale of the problem began to emerge.

    Regular price: $8.77