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Hà Nội Police smash soccer betting ring

Update: June, 13/2016 - 19:00
Evidence relating to online soccer betting ring uncovered by Hà Nội Police. — Photo
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Hà Nội Police have busted an online soccer betting ring allegedly led by Nguyễn Ngọc Quang, 39, who resides in Đống Đa District’s Trung Liệt Ward.

Quang and six other people suspected of involvement in the case have been arrested.

Initial investigation has found that Quang coordinated with a number of professional gamblers to organise betting before the 2016 European Championship. He was granted a betting account on website that allows betting on up to VNĐ2 billion (US$89,580)

Quang hired Vũ Đình Thắng, 30, who lives in Đống Đa District, to divide the account into 18 smaller ones for use by gamblers. Thắng was also tasked with taking the bets from gamblers and paying out their wins. He was paid VNĐ7 million (US$313) a month. — VNS




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