Police bust online soccer betting ring

Update: March, 24/2015 - 15:34
Evidence collected in a soccer betting ring bust. — Photo

HCM CITY (VNS) — The HCM City police arrested 34 persons linked to an online soccer betting ring, which was discovered on Sunday night in Nhat Nguyet Cafe in Ward 10, Tan Binh District.

The owner of Nhat Nguyet Cafe allegedly said she allowed people to bet money on soccer matches, and told the police an unidentified man reportedly named Hung provided her with the website, betting accounts and e-money worth VND60 million (US$2,900).

The café owner said Hung paid her VND1 million per day to introduce the site to customers, in addition to the commission she received on the bets. — VNS