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Former central bank bigwig dragged down into Vietnam's $400 million graft case

The move comes on the heels of a government inspectors' report that highlighted malfeasance at the central bank between 2010 and 2015.

Indonesia to deport 153 Chinese for $450 million scam

'The perpetrators and the victims are Chinese. It just happens that they operate from Indonesia.'

Vietnam uncovers 90,000 cases of smuggling in first half of 2017

The number of cases may have fallen, but authorities say that just means smugglers are becoming more sophisticated. 
July 26, 2017 | 03:22 pm GMT+7

Infamous 'beauty vs businessman’ case declared a mistrial by Vietnam court

Former Miss Vietnam Russia has been putting up a staunch defense against those accusing her of swindling $725,000.
June 29, 2017 | 05:25 pm GMT+7

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.
May 11, 2017 | 10:03 am GMT+7

Bulgarian duo jailed for bank card fraud in Vietnam

The men successfully withdrew about $8,800 using 180 forged cards before they were arrested.
April 25, 2017 | 10:37 pm GMT+7

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