HA NOI – The Ha Noi Police seized 10 one-kilogram gold bars, 100 Canadian dollars, 300 pounds of sterling and 1,700 euros of unknown origin at Nuoc Ngam Bus Station on Monday.
Dang Minh Tuan, a 26-year-old man from Ha Noi's Ba Dinh District, said he was paid VND1million (US$48) to transport the gold from Nghe An Province to Ha Noi.
The gold was valued at VND12 billion ($576,000). Carvings on the bars show that the gold was smuggled into Viet Nam.
Further investigation will be made. — VNS