Or should I say point-shaving, as that makes it sound cleaner? With American sports betting all being about the points spread, this does make it much, much easier to get away with manipulating a result.
Sports bribery charged in University of Toledo scandal
Also worth noting at the bottom of the article, the same two crooks faces charges for race-fixing, yet the law they are prosecuted under is 'wire fraud'. How about robbing other gamblers of a fair contest??
More on point-shaving from Xavi of OpenSports blog
While you keep gambling underground and unregulated, this stuff is bound to happen and continue to happen.