VietNamNet Bridge – Police of northern Phu Tho Province have launched authorized proceedings towards greater than 70 defendants for his or her alleged involvement in a serious playing and cash laundering case.
Phan Sao Nam, former chairman of VTC On-line Telecommunications Firm. – Picture VTC on-line
The rip-off had the alleged involvement of Nguyen Thanh Hoa, former head of Excessive-tech Crime Police Division, the Sai Gon Giai phong (Liberated Sai Gon) newspaper reported.
In response to the Ministry of Public Safety, the crime concerned utilizing the web to illegally applicable belongings, organise playing rings, commerce pretend invoices and launder cash in Phu Tho Province and different localities. The rip-off was found late final 12 months and has been investigated since.
Earlier, the Phu Tho police seized greater than VND1 trillion (US$43.9 million) from the playing ring, and located that an estimated $three.6 million in foreign exchange was transferred to abroad accounts.
The ring was allegedly run by Phan Sao Nam, former chairman of the VTC On-line Telecommunications Firm, and Nguyen Van Duong, former CEO of Hello-tech Safety Growth and Funding Ltd. Co. The police arrested each Nam and Duong and launched authorized proceedings towards them for allegedly organising the playing rings.
Native police on Sunday arrested Nguyen Thanh Hoa for his alleged function within the case.
Hoa, born 1958 in Binh Dinh and presently residing in Hanoi, is a former main common of the Folks’s Police. He can be jailed for preliminary 4 months to be investigated for “organising playing” as a criminal offense underneath the Penal Code 1999.
The previous policeman was suspended from his function by the tip of 2017 for his alleged involvement within the on-line playing rings, the very crime his submit required him to battle.
On Sunday, President Tran Dai Quang signed a call to strip Hoa of his Folks’s Police title.
The police have expanded investigations into the case.