Update news scams

Education Ministry urges schools to boost vigilance after spate of scams

In response to a spate of sophisticated scams targeting parents and students, the Vietnamese Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) has called on schools to increase their vigilance and strengthen their coordination with parents.

Parents targeted by scammers claiming child is injured, demanding money for treatment

The scammers insist parents immediately transfer money to cover the cost of surgery or treatment.

Trial on Alibaba Company’s scam, money laundering begins

The People's Court of HCM City, on the morning of December 8, opened the Court of First Instance on the case of fraudulent appropriation of property and money laundering at Alibaba Real Estate Joint Stock Company, referred to as Alibaba Company.

Hanoi police publicize websites faking securities companies for scamming

At fake websites, subjects instruct and suggest individuals access fraudulent links to perform multi-bank money transfer services.

Vietnam exporters regain ownership of all cashew containers in suspected scam

Vietnamese exporters have regained ownership of all 100 cashew nut containers that faced a risk of being swindled in Italy in March, said Tran Thanh Hai, deputy head of the Import-Export Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

100 containers of cashew nuts exported to Italy suspected of being scammed

The Vietnam Cashew Association (VINACAS), on the evening of March 8, informed that it had just received an appeal for help from some cashew nut processing and exporting enterprises.

CryptoBike showing signs of scam

The Vietnamese cryptocurrency investment community has lately been concerned by the news that CryptoBike is showing signs of defrauding investors with the amount reaching up to US$1.4 million.

Citizens warned against virtual currency scams

Despite repeatedly warnings from the police regarding fraudulent activities in virtual currency exchanges, there are still many victims of this crime in Vietnam just because of their desire to earn abnormally high profit quickly and carelessly.