The People’s Court of the Mekong Delta province of Ben Tre has sentenced Nguyen Van Cong Em to five years in jail for “making, storing, spreading information, materials, items for the purpose of opposing the State of Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Article 117 of the 2015 Criminal Code.
The military court of Military Zone 7 on July 31 sentenced Dinh Ngoc He, alias “Ut troc”, to 12 years in prison in a case involving law violations at Thai Son Corporation under the Defence Ministry.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Procuracy on June 27 proposed an imprisonment sentence of 4-5 years to Dang Thanh Binh, former Deputy Governor of the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) for the charge of lacking responsibility causing serious consequences at the Vietnam Construction Joint Stock Commercial Bank (VNCB).
The People’s Court in the central province of Ha Tinh on April 12 handed down a jail term of nine years, which will be followed by another five-year probation, to Tran Thi Xuan for attempt to overthrow the people’s administration.
The Hanoi People’s Court on April 5 handed down a jail sentence of 15 years to Nguyen Van Dai for “trying to overthrow the people’s administration” under Clause 1, Article 79 of the 1999 Penal Code.
The An Giang provincial People’s Court on January 23 sent four men to jail for “conducting propaganda against the State of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam” under Clause 2 of Article 88 of the 2009 Penal Code.
The Hanoi People’s Court on January 18 sentenced Koh Yih Siang John, a Malaysian national, 30 months in jail for stealing property in accordance with clause 2, article 138 of the Criminal Code.
A Ho Chi Minh City court has handed jail terms ranging from four to 16 years to 15 terrorists, totaling 128 years of prison time, for those involved in plotting several terrorist attacks in southern Vietnam this year.
Businesses that purposely find ways to evade paying social insurance for their employees will not only receive administrative fines but also attract steep monetary penalties once a new law comes into effect next year.
A court in southern Vietnam has sentenced a former Cambodian border security officer to six years in jail after convicting him of smuggling 18 kilograms (40 lb) of gold bars, Vietnam News Agency reported.
The Vietnamese agency in charge of overseeing mass media content has decided to fine three news outlets for publishing stories in favor of an entertainer convicted of child molestation in the US late last year.
A defiant Donald Trump on October 9 dismissed as "locker room talk" a controversy over a video in which he made obscene comments about groping women and said, if he won the White House, he would put Hillary Clinton in jail for operating a private email server while US secretary of state.
A court in Ho Chi Minh City on August 2 sentenced three ex-workers of Jetstar Pacific to two years' imprisonment for stealing more than 8,100 liters of jet fuel in 2015.
Two men were sentenced to jail in southern Vietnam on March 18 after being found guilty of robbing a Japanese man of his phone last year.
A Vietnamese man had to serve over 17 years in jail because of a wrongful murder conviction, leaving horrible consequences for his life and his family’s.
A Singapore court on October 14 issued the jail terms for four employees in an electronics shop, which cheated many foreign visitors including a Vietnamese one who bought an iPhone 6 there last year, according to Singaporean news website Channel News Asia.
A Ho Chi Minh City court has sentenced a South African man to seven years in jail for his role in an elaborate con to swindle a local woman out of US$9,000.
A court in central Vietnam on September 14 sentenced a man to 4 years in prison for using stolen IDs to appropriate US$11,502 from online payment transactions between US-based Square Company and a customer.
A Taiwanese man has been sentenced to 20 years in jail for running a massive scam in which his accomplices pretended to be state investigators and swindled money from 33 Vietnamese victims.
High-profile banker Nguyen Duc Kien, former Vice Chairman of the Asia Commercial Bank (ACB) Founding Council still faced a sentence of 30-year imprisonment as declared by the Hanoi Court of Appeals on December 15.