9 Vietnamese teenagers arrested after live-streaming selves extorting drivers on expressway

A teenager has been arrested on charges of hacking more than 5,000 websites as part of the collective known as Anonymous, sources from Chosun Newspaper said yesterday.The Seoul Metropolitan Police Agency said Tuesday that the 16-year-old was arrested for violating relevant laws.The teenager allegedly hacked a total of 5,070 times into 141 domestic and 3,706 foreign websites between April 2015 and April of this year. Police said he taught himself how to hack since he was in middle school and took part in hacking attacks on Chinese websites by Anonymous supporting Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests back in 2014. When he…... [read more]

Police in the northern province of Ha Nam arrested a woman for alleged child abuse on Thursday after a family discovered a disturbing video of her slapping their eight-week-old baby girl.The video shows Nguyen Thi Han, 51, slapping the infant on her face, head and back. Han is also seen throwing the girl in the air and screaming at her for crying.The family said a security camera captured the incident at their home on Wednesday afternoon.Han was hired nearly two months ago through a brokerage center, but the family only installed the camera recently after noticing the baby’s face was unusually…... [read more]

Police in northern Vietnam have arrested an elderly woman for allegedly murdering her newborn granddaughter last Saturday after a fortune teller told her that the birth of the baby would be a bad omen for the family. “All evidence and testimonies prove that Pham Thi Xuan, the grandmother of the victim, is the murderer,” Lieutenant Colonel Trinh Huu Thanh, chief of police in Bim Son Town in Thanh Hoa Province, said late Tuesday. Xuan, 66, told the police that she had killed her son’s daughter because a fortune teller told her the baby would bring bad luck to her family.…... [read more]

The five suspects are aged between 16 and 28, and are all residents in the district.—VNA/VNS Photo HAI PHONG (VNS)-- Police in the northern port city of Hai Phong's Ngo Quyen District have temporarily detained five people who are suspected of being behind a series of robberies targetting taxi drivers in the area. The five suspects are aged between 16 and 28, and are all residents in the district. Police also confiscated one knife, two choppers and two swords. Since the beginning of this month, different taxi firms in the city have been reporting that their drivers have been robbed.…... [read more]

Photo baohagiang HA GIANG (VNS — The local police of the northern mountainous Ha Giang province yesterday arrested three teenagers for allegedly stealing from and murdering a 46-year-old woman.The victim, who was the mother of one of the suspects, Nong Van Cong, 17, died of suffocation after the teenagers used tissues to cover her nose and mouth last Thursday. After killing the victim, they stole VND2.8 million (US$132) and a silver chain.The suspects admitted to the police that they killed the victim to steal money, which they wanted to use for playing games.The case is under investigation. — VNS... [read more]

Police in Hoi An City arrested a four-member gang on July 30 for several robberies targeting foreign travellers. The gang at the police station Those accused were Pham Huu Loi, 19, from Hoi An City; Nguyen Minh Hieu, 16 from Quang Nam Province: Le Tuan Hieu, 17, from Quang Ngai Province and Nguyen Tran Huu Phuc, 17, from Dak Lak. Initial investigations indicated that, between July 24-28, the four teens jointly carried out six robberies involving foreigners on holiday in Hoi An. The police seized three motorbikes, four mobile phones, three cameras, two mobile dictionaries and other evidence. One was…... [read more]

QUANG NGAI (VNS) — Police in the central province of Quang Ngai detained four teenagers on Thursday for allegedly carrying out tens of robberies in the locality.Police said the investigation was launched after they had received numerous reports from victims of street robberies in September and October.The four local high school students admitted to selling their loot to pawnshops for spending money.Police also seized three motorbikes and mobile phones and returned them to the victims. — VNS... [read more]

Police in An Minh District in the southern province of Kien Giang arrested seven fishermen on July 9 who were involved in the bizarre alleged capture of eight police and military officials earlier this month. Police have already filed criminal proceedings against the fishermen, who are accused of inciting other people and being directly responsible for the incident. Five border guards, one district military official and two policemen from An Minh District seized four fishing boats in the waters of Van Khanh Tay Commune at 10 p.m. on July 2 for illegal operations. The fishing boats were understood to have…... [read more]

Hong Quang Minh, who goes by the stage name ‘Minh Beo,’ 38, was charged on March 25 with three felony counts, according to an OCDApress release.They include one felony count of oral copulation of a minor, one felony count of attempting to commit a lewd act upon a child under the age of 14, and one felony count of meeting with a minor with the intent to engage in lewd conduct, according to the document seen by Tuoi Tre News.If convicted, Minh faces a maximum sentence of five years and eight months in state prison and a mandatory lifetime sex offender registration,…... [read more]

NAM DINH (VNS) — Police in Nam Truc District, the northern province of Nam Dinh have seized a woman for allegedly stealing from taxi drivers.Major Nguyen Van Trung, deputy head of the investigation police for social order team, said that on September 24 local residents informed the police that Tran Dac Phi, 23, a driver from the Mai Linh Taxi Firm, was robbed of an iPhone 5. Then they tied Phi and put him in the taxi's trunk.On September 25, the police were informed that Nguyen The Phuong, a driver from the Sao Mai Taxi Group, was robbed by a…... [read more]