Update news corruption

Ministry of Public Security releases corruption, criminal case numbers for Q1

As many as 218 cases of corruption and position-related crimes with 708 individuals involved were detected in the first quarter of this year, the Ministry of Public Security revealed at a press conference on March 28.

Bac Giang officials disciplined for wrongdoings

The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission convened its 26th meeting in Hanoi from February 20-21 under the chair of its head Tran Cam Tu, who is also Politburo member and Secretary of the Party Central Committee.

Former police chief of Haiphong detained in tax evasion case

The former director of the Haiphong City Police Department, Do Huu Ca, has been detained for alleged involvement of tax evasion and illegal trading of invoices that happened in Haiphong and neighboring Quang Ninh Province, the local media reported.

Former chairman of Vietnam Education Publishing House arrested

Nguyen Duc Thai, former chairman of the member council of the Vietnam Education Publishing House, and three others were prosecuted and arrested this afternoon, February 13.

Former Coast Guard generals accused of embezzling $2.1 million

The crime allegedly started in 2019 when the Vietnam Coast Guard’s Department of Technology was allocated VNĐ150 billion (US$6.3 million) to purchase equipment.

Violations at registration centres an organised corruption case: ministry spokesman

Violations at vehicle registration centres have signalled an organised corruption case, causing severe losses to the society, said Lieut. Gen. To An Xo, spokesman of the Ministry of Public Security on February 2.

Five more registration officials in Hanoi prosecuted for soliciting bribes

Police of Hanoi’s Thuong Tin District has started legal proceedings against five officials at 2915D Registration Centre for taking bribes.

‘Petty corruption' is rampant, hard to get rid of

More than 67% of enterprises paid "unofficial" costs in construction inspection activities and 61.36% for conditional business licenses.

Wrongdoings leave VND32 trillion wasted on public investment projects

Wrongdoings have been draining public investment funds, wasting nearly VND32 trillion, the 15th National Assembly’s (NA) supervisory delegation reported.

Assistant Deputy PM prosecuted for allegedly taking bribes

Criminal proceedings were launched against Nguyen Quang Linh, Assistant Standing Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh, on September 27 for allegedly taking bribes in the scandal related to COVID-19 repatriation flights.

Vietnam disciplines senior officials for involvement in bribery case

The Party Central Committee’s Secretariat has decided to expel Deputy Foreign Minister To Anh Dung from the Party for violations he committed relating to the organization of repatriation flights for Vietnamese citizens abroad during the pandemic.

Gov't Office's staff arrested in repatriation flight bribery case

The Investigation Security Agency under the Ministry of Public Security on August 18 arrested Nguyen Tien Than, an official at the Government Office’s department of international relations, to investigate the act of “taking bribes”.

Land irregularities bring down multiple officials

Many high-ranking officials have been disciplined, dismissed and even prosecuted for land irregularities.

Trial opens for 13 former leaders of Binh Duong province in land-use rule violation case

The Hanoi People’s Court opened a trial on August 15 for 28 individuals in a case of violations of land management and use regulations in the southern province of Binh Duong, causing losses worth trillions of Vietnam dong to the State budget.

Bribes at Consular Department amounted to hundreds of thousands of USD

The amount of money in the case of giving and receiving bribes at the Consular Department (Ministry of Foreign Affairs) is up to hundreds of thousands of US dollars.

Health Ministry official arrested for involvement in test kit case

Nguyen Huynh, deputy head of the Drug Price Management Division at the Drug Administration of Vietnam under the Ministry of Health, has been detained for his alleged involvement in the Viet A test kit price gouging case.

Various Party members in HCM City disciplined

The Ho Chi Minh City Party Committee’s Inspection Board has disciplined seven Party members for their involvement in four cases monitored by the Central Steering Committee for Corruption and Negative Phenomena Prevention and Control.

Party Inspection Commission disciplines many officials

The Party Central Committee’s Inspection Commission meted out disciplinary measures against many officials during its 14th meeting on April 19-20.

Case at consular department shows signal of taking advantage of policy to seek illegal profit: Officer

The investigation police agency confirmed that there were acts of taking advantage of policies to seek illegal profit in the case of taking bribery at the Consular Department under the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

$70 million worth of assets recovered, frozen in Viet A COVID-19 test kit case: Spokesperson

The police have recovered, distrained and frozen properties of people involving in the COVID-19 test kit overcharging at Viet A Technologies JSC, Lt. Gen. To An Xo, Chief of Office and spokesperson of the Ministry of Public Security told reporters.