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Producer of fake vehicle licence plates arrested

Update: January, 07/2020 - 17:03
The producer of fake vehicle licence plates. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — A man in Hà Nội has been arrested for producing counterfeit vehicle licence plates.

Police in Hà Nội’s Hoàn Kiếm District discovered a shop producing counterfeit licence plates for cars and bikes. This morning, officers searched the shop on 46 Trần Nhật Duật Street and discovered a number of license plates and tools to manufacture them.

The shop’s owner was named as Đào Gia T, residing in Đống Đa District. The man admitted to buying a pressing machine from a stranger for VNĐ7 million (US$300) and producing the plates.

The fake plates were sold at prices of VNĐ150,000 to 400,000 (US$6.5 to US$17) each, with prices differing depending on the vehicle.

The police arrested T and seized the pressing machine, a stamp with a police logo, 30 fake plates and 20 aluminum ingots.

The case is under further investigation. — VNS


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