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Hanoi police arrest masters of porn sites

 VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi police have arrested several managers of porn websites for investigating the act of promoting pornographic products.

VietNamNet Bridge - Hanoi police have arrested several managers of porn websites for investigating the act of promoting pornographic products.



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Porn web master Luong Van Toan, 27.



The first arrestee is a man named Luong Van Toan, 27 years old, from Tien Lu district, Hung Yen province, a former employee of the FPT Group.

According to the police, Toan worked at FPT from 2008 to 2010. He attended a programming training course at the Hanoi Polytechnic University - Aptech Center then through a foreign website, he bought the domain name “xinhv” at the price of $10 and designed a website for himself.

Originally, the site only posted information about the youth, hobbies and entertainment activates but then Toan posted porn photos and video clips to attract young viewers.

Toan said that he collected these porn images and clips from foreign websites.

The site attracted more than 13.6 million hits. Toan began thinking of doing business on the website, through of selling ads banners.

To rent advertising banner on the website xinhv, clients contacted with Toan via e-mail and transferred money to his bank accounts.

Toan collected VND400,000-VND2 million/month from each banner. Each month he earned VND3 million. The total income he earned from the site was more than VND30 million ($1,500) by the time of arrest.

The police said that Toan’s site had 169 porn photos and 211 pornographic movies and clips, with the total capacity of 17.79 GB.

The Hanoi police also summoned two other men - Phung Thanh Son, 27 and Hoang Van Huu, 31 both from Dong Da district, Hanoi. Huu is Director of the Hoang Gia Communications Technology Company for investigation.

According to investigators, in April 2013, Son flashed the idea of opening a website introducing prostitutes. Son hired Huu to design the site “lauxanh.xxx”. He bought three domain names "lauxanh.xxx," "upanh.xxx," "gaichoi.xxx" and hired server for VND17 million ($800).

Huu registered the domain names and the server at the website goodaddy.com. Huu was the technical master of the web while Son was in charge of the content.

To attract visitors to lauxanh.xxx, Huu copied porn photos and clips from other websites to post on lauxanh.xxx. The site had about 20,789 members.

Huu searched sites on betting, lottery ... and sent email inviting them to post ads on lauxanh.xxx.

Customers want to rent advertising banners on the site contacted with Huu via mail. Each ad, Huu was paid with a phone card worth VND500,000 ($25,000)/week.

Son earned money from the prostitutes who posted their information and photos on lauxanh.xxx.

Prostitutes contacted Son to be photographed and wrote a post on the site. Son collected VND500,000-VND1 million ($25-100) from each girl. Son benefited a total of VND21 million by the time of arrest.

Both cases are further clarified.

T.Nhung

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