On the morning of October 30, 2019, the People's Court of the City. Ho Chi Minh City opened a trial in the lower court of Phan Van Anh Vu (ie "aluminum" Vu) misled by US citizens Hoang Huu Chau and Thanh Minh Hung.
In this judgment, the "aluminum" Vu plays the role of being harmed. However, Vu "aluminum" authorized attorney Nguyen Huu The Trach authorized to represent him to attend the trial.
Vu's "aluminum" wife was also summoned as a related person. But this woman also requested an absence.
In addition, the Court also recognized two women who paid money for the two defendants during the trial to participate in the trial, as well as offering opinions related to the content of these two persons participating in the trial. .
|Defendant Thanh Minh Hung (center) has been taken to court (Photo TTO).|
According to the investigation, through social relations, Vu "Aluminum" became acquainted with the couple Mr. Hoang Huu Chau. In early 2017, Internet sites published several state-owned Vu-related documents. In late May 2017, he was informed of the suspension of the investigation.
During this time, knowing that Chau used to travel abroad, Vu asked her to find a British or American passport for the Vu family.
Seeing Minh Minh Hung saying that he had a "door" to become an American passport, Chau went twice to Vu to receive USD 700,000 (receiving paperwork without paperwork).
After receiving the money, Chau was handed over to the dossier by Hung to complete the Vu family and collected 4 photos of each family member. Then Chau came straight to the Vu family members. As for Vu's daughter studying in the US, Chau said sending documents through the school would confirm …
Chau also promised to give passports by August 2017 and take the remaining money.
In early December 2017, Chau said he had a passport and was leaving it at the US Embassy in Singapore, Chau asked that the Vu & # 39; aluminum & # 39; came to Singapore to receive it. On December 21, 2017, Vu used a passport called Le Van Sau to leave for Cambodia; on December 22, 2017, Vu & # 39; aluminum & # 39; entered Singapore to meet Chau.
In Singapore, Chau gave the reason for having a passport, but effective from January 1, 2018 and, being in the US, Chau asked Vu & # 39; aluminum & # 39; to go to the US by sea to receive, but Vu was afraid of not agreeing. to the USA. Later the "aluminum" was arrested.
At the investigating agency, Chau stated according to the content of the case, but this person admitted to having only $ 150,000, not $ 700,000 as a charge of Vu.
Investigative agencies based on the collected documents and evidence determined that Chau and Hung conspired with Vu to usurp 150,000 USD.
The Supreme VKSND prosecution also stated that Phan Van Anh Vu was misled by $ 150,000 (equivalent to more than 3.3 billion dong), of which Hoang Huu Chau destined $ 145,000 and charged by Thanh Minh Hung of $ 5,000. . .