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June 24, 2021

Dozens of million dollars were transferred abroad every day

VietNam: Police detected gambling account with over us$ 470 million

(VietNam).- The Ministry of Public Security has discovered the biggest-ever online gambling den in Vietnam and arrested eight people, including five in Ho Chi Minh City and three in Hanoi.


ccording to preliminary information from the police, this ring offered online gambles in various forms, such as horse racing, football, tennis, etc. The gambling money transferred abroad every day was up to dozens of million dollars.

The police has detected an account used for online gambling, with up to over us$ 470 million. There is an account that transferred up to us$ 5 million once for gambling. The huge numbers makes people curious about the super-rich gamblers in this ring. However, the police have not disclosed further information.

In the latest news, on January 17, the police arrested Cu Thi Thanh Hai,39, in Hanoi, who is the deputy director of an advertising firm. On January 16, they arrested Hai’s younger brother, Cu Huy Giap, 31. Hai and Giap are considered as important "chains" in Hanoi.

Earlier, the police arrested five people in HCM City and one in Hanoi, including: Nguyen Le Sang (37,) Nguyen Le Giang (50,) Le Van Hai (24,) Phan Thi Kim Loan (35) Nguyen Thai Ngan (21) from HCM City and Nguyen Anh Thai (33) from Hanoi. Sang used to work for a bank in HCM City and is defined as the most important chain in HCM City.

The police searched the home of these people, seized us$ 25,000, one 7-seat car, 8 laptops, 21 cell phones, 32 ATMs of different banks and some documents.

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