Posting false information on Facebook, four people in Hanoi have been fined a total of VND30 million (around $1,500).
A Facebooker in Can Tho has been sentenced to 18 months in prison on charge of “taking advantage of the rights to freedom and democracy to infringe upon State interests, legitimate rights and interests of organisations and individuals”
A Vietnamese Facebook influencer has been summoned by police for posting unverified information about the COVID-19 pandemic.
The HCMC Department of Information and Communications has imposed a fine of VND12.5 million on Luong Hoang Anh for her inaccurate Facebook post suggesting that Ly Son Island garlic is contaminated with pesticides.
Police in the southern province of Binh Duong has fined a local woman (USD521.73) for spreading fake news about a plane crash on her Facebook account.
A Vietnamese Facebook user in Can Tho was detained on Sunday for allegedly disseminating misinformation on a land dispute that left three police officers and one protestor dead in Dong Tam Commune, My Duc District, Hanoi City Thursday.