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Major online gambling ring cracked down

April, 25 2019
MPS - The Criminal Police Department under the Ministry of Public Security cracked down on an online gambling ring running website hosted by a server outside Vietnam.

Under the direction of the leaders of the Ministry of Public Security, 30 working groups of cyber security police, anti-cybercrimes police, criminal police and mobile police at the same time carried out urgent searches of various places suspected of an online gambling network and summoned people involved in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Khanh Hoa, Phu Yen, Dong Nai, Long An, Bac Lieu and Ca Mau.

Police officer takes testimony from the arrested.


The forces found numerous involved items, including luxury cars, a large amount of cash as well as bank accounts with big deposits, hundreds of electronic devices and many other devices and documents related to online gambling.

The investigation agency of the MPS issued an order on the arrest of 12 people, including foreigners, accused of illegally organizing gambling, and 10 other people of gambling.

The arrestees confessed they ran to conduct online gambling activities. The police is expanding investigation into the case.

by An Nhien