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Foreign tourists beaten, robbed in Saigon

Local gang chatted up foreign couple and invited them for a late night snack before robbing them.

Vietnamese man who snatched gold chain from Russian diplomat arrested

The arrest happened just days after camera footage of the robbery was released.

Saigon police hunting man who snatched necklace from Russian diplomat

The incident happened in February but the police just shared their investigation now.
May 24, 2018 | 03:43 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese man arrested day after $44,000 bank heist

The armed robber was carrying a gun and a fake grenade, according to police.
January 29, 2018 | 11:09 am GMT+7

Armed robbers seize jewels worth '4 million euros' from Paris Ritz

Paris's most high-profile recent jeweler theft was carried out in October 2016 against U.S. reality television star Kim Kardashian.
January 11, 2018 | 10:01 am GMT+7

Vietnamese man aborts bank heist after gunshot sets alarm bells ringing

The hunt is on for the daring robber who said: 'I'll be dead sooner or later.'
November 30, 2017 | 10:56 am GMT+7

French man arrested for street robbery in Vietnam’s 'Little Paris'

The young foreigner allegedly snatched gadgets and cash from a 73-year-old man in Da Lat.
October 24, 2017 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Captain Sidewalk offers to reimburse Indian couple robbed in Saigon

Saigon authorities are quick to act on foreigners' complaints, but local people don't always receive that level of commitment.
October 02, 2017 | 01:54 pm GMT+7

Masked man robs bank, flees with over $8,800 in southern Vietnam

He threatened staff with a gun before escaping unopposed with the money.
September 28, 2017 | 10:41 am GMT+7

Police arrest bank robbery suspect in southern Vietnam

The masked robber escaped unopposed with over $100,000 after threatening bank employees with a gun.
May 07, 2017 | 11:10 am GMT+7

Masked man robs Vietnamese bank, takes away nearly $90,000

The bank’s employees surrendered the cash at gunpoint.
April 27, 2017 | 09:12 am GMT+7

Here's what happened when a Saigon cabbie met a bag snatcher

Forget De Niro. This is the taxi driver who really saved the day.
April 23, 2017 | 05:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese woman arrested for robbing foreigner in Hanoi after a night out

The middle-aged woman stayed out drinking with the man until the early hours, before ransacking his apartment.
April 11, 2017 | 09:00 pm GMT+7

Vietnam arrests three Colombians for $75,000 street snatch

They fled Hanoi after a robbery in February and were spotted while attempting to go to Laos.
April 03, 2017 | 02:13 pm GMT+7

Saigon police nab two foreigners for robbing Grab motorbike taxi driver

The suspects, one American and the other Indian, were taken into custody just three days after the robbery.
March 25, 2017 | 07:13 pm GMT+7
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