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Major online gambling network discovered

August, 12 2019
MPS - The Police Investigation Agency under the Ministry of Public Security (MPS) in coordination with relevant police agencies and units cracked down on an online organized gambling network on website The money involving in the gambling case reached over 1,600 billion VND.

Hoang Lai Nam, leader of the gambling ring.


Based on the documents and evidence collected during the investigation process in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Hai Phong City, Thai Binh, Ba Ria - Vung Tau Province and other provinces and cities, the Police Investigation Agency on August 9 issued a decision to prosecute the criminal case of organizing gambling and gambling and 13 people involved.

Initial investigation results show that the website provides various online gambling forms, including football betting, in various languages, run by a foreign country-based server. Some individuals in Vietnam have connected to the host to organize gambling and gamble online on sports. In particular, Hoang Lai Nam (or Nam “ngo”, 41, resides in Phuc Loi Ward, Long Bien District, Hanoi) organizes online gambling via a general agent account on the website. 

Exhibits seized by the Police.


The Police also seized various exhibits, including 8 cars, 22 cell phones, 9 laptops, over 4.4 billion VND and 50,000 USD in cash, and relevant documents.

The case is under further investigation.

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