In 2019, the Police Department of Economic Crimes invested more cases related to economic crime than 2018. Particularly, the force investigated 4,961 cases (up by 21%) and prosecuted new 3,434 cases (up by 28.71%).
Nevertheless, the force still managed to improve the quality and progress of their investigation of all economic cases, especially those under the direction and supervision of the Central Steering Committee on Anti-corruption.
Speaking at the conference, Deputy Minister Nguyen Duy Ngoc acknowledged and hailed the achievements of the Police Department for Economic Crimes in 2019.
Regarding its working plan for 2020, the deputy minister requested that all officers of the unit should strictly observe the laws in investigation to avoid any wrongdoings. The Police Department for Economic Crimes should closely follow situational developments and give exact forecasts on the economic crime situation, and make good recommendations on solutions for higher-level authorities.