According to the Ministry of Public Security Portal, IPA has prosecuted and arrested the individuals involved in the case with deliberate violation of the State’s regulations causing serious consequences to PVN. This is the second phase of the case related to the Ha Van Tham and accessory.
Accordingly, during investigation of the case, IPA has defined that: Nguyen Xuan Son, former Chairman of PVN’s Board of Members; Ninh Van Quynh, former Chief Accountant of PVN, currently Deputy General Director of PVN; Nguyen Xuan Thang, Nguyen Thanh Liem, Vu Khanh Truong, former member of PVN's Board of Members, have intentionally caused loss of VND800 billion (equivalent to US$35.25 million) in PVN's charter capital contribution to Ocean Bank.
Ninh Van Quynh and Nguyen Xuan Thang. Photo: MPS
From left: Nguyen Xuan Son, Nguyen Thanh Liem and Vu Khanh Truong. Photo: MPS
Therefore, on August 31, 2017, IPA issued a decision to prosecute a criminal case against the five individuals above for deliberately violating the State's regulations on economic management, causing serious consequences, as specified in Article 165 of the Penal Code. At the same time, IPA ordered the arrest of Ninh Van Quynh and Nguyen Xuan Thang and prohibited Nguyen Thanh Liem and Vu Khanh Truong to leave their residence.
These decisions and orders have been approved by the Supreme People's Procuracy.
According to PVN’s announcement, that IPC prosecuted and arrested the individuals mentioned above did not adversely affect the Group's activities of production, business and investment.