Trương Thị Cao Thảo is accused of stealing more than $6.8 million. — VNA/VNS Photo
BÌNH DƯƠNG — A woman accused of swindling investors out of millions of dollars has been arrested.
Trương Thị Cao Thảo, 33, is alleged to have conned the money from people who believed they were investing in a clothing company.
But after allegedly collecting VNĐ160 billion (US$6.88 million), Thảo sold her villa in Thủ Dầu Một City then fled with her daughter and boyfriend.
Tuổi trẻ (Youth) newspaper reported she is being held in custody following her arrest on Sunday while further enquiries are carried out.
Police believe they may be many other victims and are urging people who feel they have been scammed by Thảo to contact them. — VNS