Vietnam’s unprecedented crackdown on graft is spreading to the police force. Scores of PetroVietnam senior officials and bankers have been brought to trial, the most high-ranking of them being Dinh La Thang (pictured), a former Politburo member who was sentenced to 13 years in prison. Photo: Reuters

Vietnam arrests ex-police official for alleged abuse of power in US$54 million gambling ring

The criminal enterprise had operated from April 2015 until it was broken up in August last year with some US$670 million having been gambled online

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Vietnam’s unprecedented crackdown on graft is spreading to the police force. Scores of PetroVietnam senior officials and bankers have been brought to trial, the most high-ranking of them being Dinh La Thang (pictured), a former Politburo member who was sentenced to 13 years in prison. Photo: Reuters
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