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Lazio captain Mauri arrested in Scommessopoli scandal, Criscito and Conte under investigation

The Italian police have arrested the attacking midfielder, while the Zenit St Petersburg defender and Juventus coach were both also paid a visit by the authorities

Italy's preparations for Euro 2012 has been disrupted by the news that a number of high-profile figures are under investigation for their role in the Scommessopoli scandal.

Italian police have arrested Lazio skipper Stefano Mauri, who has been capped 11 times for Italy, for his alleged role in the match-fixing scandal, while former Genoa midfielder Omar Milanetto was among the 19 others arrested, authorities have revealed.

The persons detained on Monday are under suspicion of being part of an illegal international betting ring led by Singaporean gambling identity Tan Seet Eng, who was arrested late in 2011.

Zenit St. Petersburg defender Domenico Criscito is under investigation as well, and was paid a visit by the police at Italy's Euro 2012 training camp at Coverciano on Monday morning.

The left-back did not feature in Italy's training session afterward, but public prosecutor Stefano Di Martino stressed that his participation at Euro 2012 is not in danger.

"The player can participate at the Euros without any problems," Di Martino stated.

Additionally, Juventus coach Antonio Conte was also pinpointed by the authorities, who searched his house as part of the probe.

Monday's operation is part of a wider investigation into match-fixing in Italian football.

Former Italy internationals such as Cristiano Doni and Giuseppe Signori have already been banned from football activities for their role in the same scandal.