DA NANG (VNS)— The People's Court in central Da Nang City has handed down heavy sentences to three people found guilty of carrying out a series of thefts in the area between 2008-11 worth billions of dong.
At the end of the three-day trial on Monday, 31-year-old Dang Ngoc Tan, nicknamed the "super thief," was given a life sentence.
His accomplice, 30-year-old Nguyen Huu Phuoc, received a 14-year prison sentence.
Phuoc's wife was handed down seven years' imprisonment for receiving stolen goods.
The defendants were told to pay back VND13.6 billion (nearly US$654,000) to their victims. — VNS