Two men in Cao Bang jailed for brokering illegal exit

The court of the northern border province of Cao Bang has sentenced two local men to a total 20 years and 6 months in prison for organising illegal exits.

At a trial on July 15, Trieu Viet Dung, a resident in Ha Lang district, was given 12 years and six months behind bar and Nong Van Minh from the same district 10 years in prison.

According to the indictment at the trial, in September 2020, a Chinese man contacted Trieu Van Dung through the chat app WECHAT and asked Dung to arrange for people to go to China, promising to pay him 100 yuan for each people. Dung agreed and invited Minh to join him.

In October 2020, Dung and Minh arranged for 17 people to cross the border to China illegally, and received a total 1,800 yuan (278.4 USD) in payment. They were caught red-handed on October 28.

Meanwhile, the Central Highlands province of Gia Lai has fined three companies a total 345 million VND (nearly 15,000 USD) for illegally employing foreign workers./.

Source: Vietnam News Agency