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Foreign nationals face money laundering, conspiring charges

Three foreign nationals were charged in the Magistrate’s Court yesterday with money laundering and conspiring.

Vietnamese man Bui Van Tam, 36, is alleged to have committed money laundering by transferring VND64,574,000 from his bank account in Vietnam to another account at the same bank.

Vietnamese women Nguyen Thi Huong, 38, and Le Thi Ngoc Tien, 32, are purported to have conspired in the money laundering offence allegedly committed by Bui Van Tam.

Prosecutor Syafina binti Abdul Hadzid’s charges on money laundering and conspiring carry penalties of BND500,000 in maximum fines and imprisonment of up to 10 years, or both.

Magistrate Syaffina binti Shahif did not record pleas from the defendant.

The court adjourned the case to September 14. – Fadley Faisal

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