Arresting “journalists” to receive illegal money

Information from the investigative agency in Dong Nai, a private detective service company in Dong Nai, Vietnam.

Two people are said to be “journalists”, asking people to give the amount of 20 million dong, so as not to be written about the violations.

When these two received 10 million VND at a coffee shop, the police force caught them.

Detective Dong Nai, the police prosecuted the accused, detained Nguyen Van Tho and Nguyen Tam Trinh.

These two people were arrested, to investigate the act of property appropriation.

At the end of February 2023, a resident in Phu Loi commune transported some stones to another area.

Discovering the incident, Tho and Trinh took pictures and contacted people to threaten to write articles about illegal stone mining.

Tho and Trinh asked people to spend 20 million dong so that they wouldn’t have their articles written in the newspaper.

The case is continuing to be investigated and clarified, Vietnamese detective