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Vietnam's runaway energy bigwig faces 2nd death sentence for embezzlement

Trinh Xuan Thanh allegedly agreed to undersell shares at PVP Land's project and accepted the buyer's $617,000 'gift' in return.

Lotte Group Founder arrested: rags to riches to prison term

Lotte group founder was convicted of embezzlement and breach of duty Friday and sentenced to four years in prison.

Former Hanoi official could face death for embezzlement

The agriculture official is accused of pocketing over $660,000 from a state-owned firm he headed years ago.
December 03, 2017 | 05:11 pm GMT+7

School leaders arrested for stealing 6 tons of rice from poor students in northern Vietnam

The principal and vice principal allegedly sold the rice and pocketed the money.
November 22, 2017 | 10:48 am GMT+7

Vietnam scraps life sentence for bribery, property embezzlement

The crimes will be punishable by up to 20 years in jail when the new law takes effect in 2018.
October 26, 2017 | 12:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese banking tycoon appeals life sentence following massive graft trial

Ha Van Tham asked the court to reconsider the embezzlement charges he has been convicted of.
October 18, 2017 | 03:07 pm GMT+7

‘I am sorry for implicating you in this’: Vietnamese banking tycoon addresses employees as graft trial nears end

The judges will take a five-day break to decide the fates of the 51 bankers and businesspeople caught up in the scandal.
September 25, 2017 | 10:54 am GMT+7

Energy giant execs arrested as Vietnam continues probe into massive bank fraud

They are accused of causing losses of $35.2 million at PetroVietnam by throwing money into a troubled bank.
September 01, 2017 | 06:08 pm GMT+7

Vietnam upholds death sentences against shipping execs in major corruption case

But without a major overhaul of the country's public sector, stern sentencing may be only cosmetic, analysts say.
August 19, 2017 | 10:25 am GMT+7

Former shipping firm execs to appeal death sentences in $12 million Vietnam fraud case

Hanoi's appeals court will be reopening the infamous Vinashinlines scandal this week.
August 14, 2017 | 05:37 pm GMT+7

3 execs charged for embezzling $12 mln in Vietnam's decade-old shipping scandal

The troubled Vinashin and its units continue to haunt Vietnam years after the serious corruption case was uncovered.
October 25, 2016 | 11:02 am GMT+7