Belgium's Top Regulator Rejects Fraud Accusations

The director general of the Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) has hit back against allegations that he privately sold computer equipment belonging to the watchdog, amid reports of an ongoing investigation by public prosecutors.

Stories published in the Belgian press on Saturday claim that BGC chief Peter Naessens is under investigation for allegedly selling €6,000 worth of old servers and other IT equipment on the private market.

Newspapers Het Laatste Nieuws and Le Soir both quoted a public prosecutor’s office who said it was "checking whether this was a mistake or a crime".

Through his lawyer, Naessens said he totally rejects the accusations.

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