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2 Chinese men jailed for using fake bank cards in Vietnam

The duo hatch the scheme in an attempt to pay off their company's debt.

Bulgarian duo jailed for bank card fraud in Vietnam

The men successfully withdrew about $8,800 using 180 forged cards before they were arrested.

Vietnamese seafood exporters scammed in payment fraud schemes

Industry group VASEP has asked its members to stay vigilant against potential letter-of-credit scams that could cost them thousands of dollars.
January 14, 2017 | 02:48 pm GMT+7

Vietnam busts million-dollar telecom fraud

The pair were arrested for re-routing international calls via an illegal hi-tech network.
November 30, 2016 | 04:35 pm GMT+7

Police hunt Saigon restaurant owner who allegedly charged Australian $39,000 for dinner

The restaurant had disappeared before the Australian man could make a complaint.
October 26, 2016 | 01:41 pm GMT+7

Vietcombank locks multiple cards over ATM theft risks

The bank says the preemptive move was made as some cash machines were vulnerable to thieves and their skimming devices.
October 15, 2016 | 02:47 pm GMT+7

Saigon restaurant accused of charging Australian $39,000 for dinner

The downtown restaurant vanished soon after the man realized what had happened.
October 09, 2016 | 07:22 pm GMT+7

Vietnam convicts 36 bankers for graft

Total 213 years in jail were given to 36 former bank employees.
September 10, 2016 | 08:12 am GMT+7

Cyber fraud unearths potential loophole at Vietnamese bank's security system

$22,400 disappeared from a client's bank account. Investigation is ongoing.
August 13, 2016 | 03:00 pm GMT+7

Singapore adds to US pressure on Malaysian fund 1MDB

Singapore had seized nearly $180 million, raising the pressure a day after Washington moved to grab more than $1 billion in assets over "enormous" fraud.
July 21, 2016 | 04:52 pm GMT+7

Vietnam police swoop on Chinese gang suspected of multiple fraud

After raiding their hotel room on June 27, Vietnamese police found hundreds of millions of dong, thousands of dollars and euros and a stash of ATM cards.
June 28, 2016 | 02:23 pm GMT+7

Soccer-lionel Messi testifies in tax fraud trial

Soccer's five-times World Player of the Year Lionel Messi arrived at a court in Barcelona on Thursday to testify against charges of tax evasion.
June 02, 2016 | 04:23 pm GMT+7

EU budget lost nearly billion dollars to fraud last year

Nearly $1 billion of European Union funds were given out to fraudulent claimants last year, with the biggest concentrations of suspected false claims in Romania, Bulgaria and ...
May 31, 2016 | 05:27 pm GMT+7

Coffee farmers on verge of going broke after stashing beans at local buying agent

When Vietnamese coffee growers in the central highland province of Gia Lai heard that a local buying agent had gone broke, they were completely taken aback. These farmers knew ...
May 14, 2016 | 04:36 pm GMT+7

China arrests one of most-wanted telecoms fraud suspects - Xinhua

China has arrested one of its top 10 most-wanted fraud suspects, who is accused of conspiring with others to swindle 35 million yuan ($5.4 million) in a telecoms scam, state news ...
May 04, 2016 | 01:41 pm GMT+7