Arresting a man who scammed a billion VND in HCMC

Information from the authorities in Ho Chi Minh City – on May 19, 2021, a man named Thanh was sentenced to 8 years in prison by the People’s Court of Ho Chi Minh City for fraud to appropriate property, the case of this person appropriating money. 1 billion VND before, the victim was Nguyen Duc Du.

In June 2019, Du discussed with Huynh Nam Truong Tin to rent vacant land to open a cockfighting betting area. Du rented the land in Ba Diem commune, Hoc Mon district for 200,000 VND per game and gave Tin 150 million VND to use as capital to open a cockfighting place.

Ho Chi Minh City police stormed to catch the casino, Du fled to Kien Giang, Ben Tre. On September 14, 2019, Du returned to Saigon to stay at a friend’s house. After that, Du met Thanh because he was not criminally prosecuted. Thanh accepted and asked to give a billion dong so as not to be prosecuted.

Du asked his wife to bring money to Thanh to take care of the case. On the afternoon of August 19, Du was at a friend’s house when the police arrested him. Two days later, Du filed a complaint against Thanh.

Thanh declared that he gave 900 million VND to Nguyen Thi Mai Anh (living in Hanoi) at a hotel in District 1 for this person to solve the case, he kept 100 million VND for spending.

Detective in Ho Chi Minh – Thanh admits the whole crime.

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