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Forged note distributor sentenced to death

In Uncategorized on September 30, 2008 at 6:54 pm

Tien Giang (VNA) – The People’s Court of southern Tien Giang province on Sept. 30 sentenced Quach Kim Hoa of Chinese nationality to death for “circulating counterfeit money”.
According to the court, Hoa plotted with Mai Van Truc and 35 others to bring counterfeit notes totalling 4.7 billion VND from China into Vietnam for circulation.

The notes, in cotton and polymer and with face values of 50,000 VND, 100,000 VND, 200,000 VND and 500,000 VND, were produced in Taiwan before being brought to Vietnam via China ’s Guangxi province, confessed Hoa.

At the trial, the court sentenced Mai Van Truc to life imprisonment and Tran Van Trieu to 23 years in jail, with other accomplices receiving sentences ranging from 2-year suspended prison sentences to 19 years imprisonment-

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