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Ipswich Town FC Owner Under Investigation By Police

You may well have heard some recent speculation from Brazil concerning the allegation from the local Police there that a company called THG Sports has been involved in an illegal ticket scam 'that involved the illegal selling of tickets at prices well above face value, under the camouflage of hospitality packages".

It turns out that THG Sports is a company that Marcus Evans, owner of Ipswich Town is known to be involved with.

Marcus Evans is rarely seen in person at Portman Road but his company logo is the main club sponsor emblazoned across the club's shirts.

His personal wealth is estimated by the Sunday Times Rich List to be £765 million, and his company, the Marcus Evans Group, has a number of business interests, including Ipswich Town and this company, THG Sports.

Officials of an associated firm, Pro 10, including Patrick Hickey, president of the Olympic Council of Ireland and the European Olympic Committees - have already been arrested and it seems as though Marcus Evans could potentially be next.

Detective Ricardo Barbosa told reporters: "Tickets that were passed on to committees were resold by them at higher prices through companies created by them and their partners." Barbosa says that an arrest warrant has been issued for Evans and that he has alerted Interpol.

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