The Toppers in a bribery scandal?
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Yesterday evening was in the Dutch television program focal point reported the fact that the Toppers in 2009 were approached to take part in a match-fixing scandal that would affect the final results of the early festival.
The statements were made yesterday by Benno de Leeuw, the manager of the Toppers. During the interview he stated that was approached by a ‘ East-European party ‘ that offered for a fee to manipulate the vote. The vote would be affected by an ingenious SMS-system.
The Toppers, then consisting of Gordon, René Froger and Jeroen van der Boom, would have known nothing, thus strengthen the lion. Jeroen van der Boom speaks that then again, but says that they never seriously have considered.
Read here full article that appeared in the Dutch magazine Metro .