Match-fixer living it up in Hungary

Match-fixer living it up in Hungary
GOOD TIME: Wilson Raj says Hungarian women are hot and there's no shortage of them.

SINGAPORE - He is supposed to be assisting Hungarian authorities in their match-fixing investigations.

But instead, Wilson Raj Perumal has apparently been directing match-rigging operations in Australia.

The New Paper can reveal that the 46-year-old Singaporean is the man behind the Victorian Premier League (VPL) kelong scandal which broke Down Under on Sunday.

The winnings from allegedly compromised matches from Australian and overseas betting houses is estimated to be more than A$2 million ($2.3 million).

And based on pictures that Wilson Raj posted on his Facebook page recently, he seems to be enjoying life in Hungary.

Fairfax Media in Australia also reported on his social media presence, with him posting pictures of him enjoying the nightspots of Budapest, the capital of Hungary.

In previous e-mails that he sent to TNP, Wilson Raj said: "Right now, it's time to relax and enjoy life. I wish I had been in Hungary 20 years ago.

"The women are very attractive and extremely friendly.

"In Budapest, there is no shortage of women. Property is cheap. I can afford to have a family without having to work 12 hours a day."

He said that he had "wasted my time and life in Singapore", where he is a wanted man after he failed to appear in a court in July 2010 for an appeals hearing against a five-year corrective sentence for injuring an auxiliary policeman.

"My life is very quiet and peaceful. At times, I thank God for giving me a chance to live in Hungary," he said.

Then he mentioned the Hungarian women again.

"Women very 'panas' (hot in Malay) like the summer. Nightlife (is from) Monday to Saturday. But I relax a lot these days. Not much clubbing. Jog, spend time watching movies etc."

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