HA NOI (VNS) — Ha Noi police arrested a woman who was allegedly involved in an illegal football betting ring, said the police yesterday.
Pham Nhu Quynh, 42, told police that she worked as a go-between for a betting ring. On June 16, she got VND10 million (US$476) from Bui Hai Anh.
Police raided an Internet cafe in Hai Ba Trung Street in Hoan Kiem District last Friday and caught Bui Hai Anh and some of his accomplices red-handed while they were taking part in betting via the Internet on a World Cup match between the UK and Uruguay.
Police seized three mobiles, several computers and related documents. Hai Anh confessed that he took part in football betting via the Internet many times with Quynh. The case is under investigation. — VNS