Dong Duc Viet Thuong, 27, chief of the IT department of the Eglobal Limited Company, teamed up with company director Angelique Buu Thai, a Vietnamese-American to steal international phone charge by connecting 12 fixed telephone lines to the ADSL line via their VoiceIP Gateway.
This illegal system changed calls from abroad to Viet Nam into local phone calls.
They stole more than US$560,000 of international phone charge from March, 2004 to May, 2005.
The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Court sentenced Dong Duc Viet Thuong to 5 years in prison for “Property Stealing”.
Angelique Buu Thai is put on the wanted list of the police.