Tax administrator in Ho Chi Minh city prosecuted

Nguyen Thi Bich Hanh, deputy director of the Ho Chi Minh City Tax Department, was prosecuted for charges related to the Thuduc House case.

Hanh was prosecuted by the Investigation Police Agency of the Ministry of Public Security and ordered to be detained for investigation under article 219 of the Penal Code.

C03 is taking legal action against a number of other related defendants.

C03 additional investigation of the case of fraud to appropriate property; Abuse of positions and powers to appropriate property; Illegally transporting currency across borders; Manufacture of counterfeit goods; Smuggling and Bribery related to Thuduc House.

Leading this case is Trinh Tien Dung, 49 years old. The accused has fled and is being wanted internationally, when he is caught, he will be handled.

According to the investigation, from 2016 to 2020, Dung took advantage of the State policy to encourage enterprises to export electronic components (0% tax rate).

Dung directed his accomplices to set up hundreds of businesses in Vietnam, the US, Cambodia, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia to fraudulently appropriate VAT money.

This group signs a contract and issues a VAT invoice showing the sale of electronic components to Thuduc House through the intermediary of Thuduc House Wood Trading Joint Stock Company.

This business will sign export contracts for Dung’s companies abroad and then apply for tax refund.

Goods traded are Chips, Ram, SD Card, Mini PC… and all are fakes, imitations, used goods but are inflated to very high value.

The investigating agency alleges that Dung hooked up with many officers of District Tax Departments 1, 3, and 5;

Together with Luu Thi Ngat, use 16 companies that issue false VAT invoices, legalize inputs for Thuduc House, Saigon Southwest Company, Hoang Nam Anh Company to make export documents and refund VAT.

The case continues to be investigated – Vietnam investigation service