Two Eximbank employees face trial in fraud case

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On March 26, police officers from the Ministry of Public Security arrested two employees of Eximbank’s Ho Chi Minh City branch and seized boxes of documents related to an alleged fraud case of one customer valued at VND245 billion ($10.8 million).

Officers from the Ministry of Public Security arrest two employees of Eximbank’s Ho Chi Minh City branch. (Photo: Sggp)

Officers from the Ministry of Public Security arrest two employees of Eximbank’s Ho Chi Minh City branch. (Photo: Sggp)

Ho Ngoc Thuy and Nguyen Thi Thi, two Eximbank bankers, were escorted by the police out of their office in District 1 on Monday as part of an investigation.
Earlier, the ministry issued an international WANTED NOTICE for  Le Nguyen Hung, former deputy director of Eximbank’s HCMC branch. According to police investigation, Hung forged documents to steal the money from Mrs. Chu Thi Binh, a bank customer worth VND245 billion (US$10.8 million) from 2014 to 2016.
After committing the fraud, Hung quitted his job and fled overseas in February, 2017.

By THUC HAN - Translated by Huong Vu

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