|To Cong Hung. — Photo 24h.com.vn
HCM CITY (VNS) — The Criminal Police Department searched several places in HCM City yesterday suspected to be the nerve centre and offices of the online gambling website 12bet.com
The police seized seven people, many computers, three automobiles and a great number of documents.
Initial investigations revealed that the leader of the website was To Cong Hung, 33, director of Gay Viet magazine (www.attitude.com).
Users of 12bet.com use their bank accounts to purchase virtual money, which they use to gamble on the website.
Hung, the manager in Viet Nam, sent millions of dollars every month to the international gambling tycoons who operate the website's host computer in the Philippines. — VNS