Corruption Cases in Vietnam in 2013

According to criminal justice reports in Vietnam, there were 278 corruption trials held within the court system of Vietnam in 2013.

In addition to the court cases, government investigators discovered at least 80 new cases of fraud invovling the misuse of state funds.

In a recent case of corruption in the country, state security agents arrested four officisl from Vietnam Railways who were alledgely invovled ina  $758,000 (16 Billion Vietnamese Dong) bribery case.

(More government corruption information here.)

Source:  “Vietnam Falling Short in Tackling Corruption, Says Party Chief,” Bloomberg Businessweek, May 6, 2014.