|Ten suspects involved in a football betting ring in central Thanh Hóa Province. – Photo sggp.vn|
THANH HÓA — Police in central Thanh Hóa Province busted a football betting ring worth VNĐ160 billion (US$7.04 million).
Ten people from the gambling network have been arrested, including Trần Văn Chính, 29, the gang leader. All of them are residents of Tĩnh Gia District’s Hải Thanh Commune.
The police seized two computers, 11 mobile phones, VNĐ345 million ($15,180) and documents.
An initial investigation showed that Chính set up the betting activities early this year, with transactions over VNĐ160 billion.
The police are conducting a deeper investigation. — VNS