Fabian Carrero, chair umpire at the International Tennis Integrity Agency (ITIA), was handed a lifetime ban after he was found guilty of violating a number of anti-corruption laws.
Carrero, a Dominican Republic national, was found to have broken 16 of the Tennis Anti-Corruption Programs (TACP) in eight matches.
Also, he was found to have manipulated match scoring on a handheld device in order to guarantee betting wins on certain points in matches at ITF M15 Tournaments held in Dominican Republic in November 2019 and December 2019.
Carrero was temporarily suspended by the from 1 March 2013 while the case progressed. However, the formal sanction means that he will no longer be allowed to officiate at any sanctioned tennis event organised by the governing bodies.
D.1.d is a specific breach of the 2019 TACP. This means that no covered person may, directly or indirectly, conspire to or attempt to contrive any aspect of an event or its outcome.
Section D.2.b.i was also flagged by the ITIA. This section relates to how anyone is approached about match manipulation or related activities and should be reported to the ITIA immediately.