TAY NINH (VNS) — The People's Committee of southern Tay Ninh Province yesterday fined Bui Van Son VND515 million (US$24,100) for illegally transporting 600 packets of tobacco from Cambodia to Viet Nam.
Local police claim they found Son hiding the smuggled tobaccos under a seat of a container truck he was driving on Monday. Police seized both the tobacco and the truck.
Son, 38, from HCM City's Tan Phu District, is a driver for a transport service company in HCM City. — VNS