Five Australians charged following CS:GO match-fixing investigation The players are alleged to have thrown matches they placed bets on. Charges have been laid against five Australians following a police investigation into Counter-Strike: Global Offensive match fixing. This follows an initial arrest of six players back in August, when it was alleged they had thrown matches to gain winnings from bets they placed on them. According to the Victoria Police statement, four 20-year-olds and a 27-year-old have been charged with «use of corrupt conduct information for betting purposes». This offence can result in up to ten years imprisonment in Australia.