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Vietnam rejects money laundering report as ‘inaccurate’

A report saying Vietnam tops a list of countries by dollar value in illicit inflows is ‘inaccurate’, the Foreign Ministry spokeswoman said Thursday.

Runaway tech company chief now faces money laundering charges

The fugitive chief of a Hanoi-based tech firm, wanted for smuggling and accounting violations, now also faces money laundering charges.

90 percent of suspected money laundering in Vietnam done through banks

Banking, real estate and unofficial remittances are top channels for money laundering in Vietnam, a new report says.
May 21, 2019 | 12:50 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s ex top cop gets nine-year jail term in gambling case

A former top cop involved in a multimillion-dollar online gambling case was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison.  
November 30, 2018 | 05:46 pm GMT+7

Malaysia charges former PM Najib with abuse of power, money laundering

Malaysian prosecutors on Thursday charged former Prime Minister Najib Razak with abuse of power and money laundering.
September 20, 2018 | 03:09 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man jailed in US for elaborate wire fraud scheme

A U.S. court sentenced a Vietnamese man to 42 months in jail Wednesday for international wire fraud and money laundering.
August 03, 2018 | 01:03 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's draft tax on unexplained incomes could lead to money laundering: legislators

Unexplained assets should be seized from civil servants instead, some legislators say.
March 11, 2018 | 05:04 pm GMT+7

$20 bln of FDI in Vietnam channeled from British Virgin Islands

The British Virgin Islands (BVI) is among the top five countries with the greatest FDI inflow into Vietnam, totaling $19.3 billion in 2015, according to the Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI).
May 11, 2016 | 08:06 pm GMT+7

Iceland's leader resigns, first casualty of Panama Papers

Iceland's Prime Minister Sigmundur David Gunnlaugsson resigned on Tuesday, becoming the first casualty of leaked documents from a Panamanian law firm which have shone a spotlight on the offshore wealth of politicians and public figures worldwide.
April 06, 2016 | 09:03 am GMT+7

'Panama Papers' revelations trigger global probes

PARIS - Several countries launched tax evasion probes Monday after a massive leak of confidential documents lifted the lid on the murky offshore financial dealings of a slew of politicians and celebrities.
April 05, 2016 | 08:46 am GMT+7

Panama to launch criminal probe of 'Panama Papers'

PANAMA CITY - The state prosecutor's office in Panama said Monday it will launch an investigation into revelations contained in a massive data leak of a law firm that created offshore companies for the world's rich and powerful.
April 05, 2016 | 08:25 am GMT+7

Chinese group prosecuted for money laundering in Vietnam

Seven Chinese citizens stood trial on March 16 for transferring money illegally between China and Vietnam, totaling over VND800 billion ($35.8 million).
March 17, 2016 | 05:29 pm GMT+7
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