Mr. Vo Tan Hoang Van has worked at SCB Bank since July 2013 as Deputy General Director. From December 2013 to July 2020, Mr. Van was appointed by Ms. Truong My Lan to the position of General Director of SCB until July 2020. The former General Director of SCB is also the person who, on behalf of Ms. Truong My Lan, bribed former Director of the Bank Inspection and Supervision Department Do Thi Nhan.
Directed to take 5.2 million USD as bribe
According to the investigation agency, Mr. Vo Tan Hoang Van admitted that he had followed Ms. Truong My Lan’s instructions many times to give money to Ms. Do Thi Nhan – former Director of the Banking Supervision and Inspection Department – for a total of 5 USD. .2 million USD. Specifically, on March 22, 2018, he gave Do Thi Nhan 200,000 USD at Ms. Nhan’s office at the headquarters of the Banking Supervision and Inspection Agency. On October 2, 2018, Van and Nguyen Nam Tuan drove to Nhan’s private home (in Trung Hoa, Cau Giay, Hanoi) to give 2 million USD. Next, on October 9, 2018, Van went to Nhan’s house to give 2 million USD; On December 12, 2018, Van and Tuan went to Nhan’s house to give another 1 million USD (the USD money was disguised in foam fruit boxes). After each time he gave money to Nhan, Van informed Ms. Truong My Lan.
Regarding the source of bribe money, the former General Director of SCB affirmed that the money was taken from private sources by Ms. Truong My Lan and Nguyen Phuong Hong, transferred from SCB Saigon to SCB Cau Giay (legally by withdrawal, payment, money transfer) to withdraw, change into USD and give it to Van or Nguyen Nam Tuan. Mr. Van has filed a criminal complaint about Do Thi Nhan’s act of receiving money.
Revealing the person who replaced Ms. Truong My Lan took 5.2 million USD to bribe the female director
In addition to giving bribes to Do Thi Nhan, Vo Tan Hoang Van also confessed to being the person who directly gave a total of 390,000 USD to Nguyen Van Hung on holidays (from April 2016 to September 2018) and the times Van went to Hanoi. Internal work in 2018. At the same time, he also directly and directed subordinate staff at SCB to give money and gifts to the members of the Inspection Team (Nguyen Thi Phung, Deputy Head of the team from 100 – 200 million VND or from 5,000 VND). – 10,000 USD/time); Vuong Do Anh Tuan, Nguyen Van Thuy, 10,000 USD/time; group members from 30 – 50 million VND/person/time).
Skip the loan process because Ms. Lan is the real owner of SCB
Mr. Vo Tan Hoang Van admitted to the investigation agency that loans to customers in the VTP Group ecosystem account for a large proportion of the amount of money lent by SCB. Whenever she needs money, Truong My Lan will call to discuss and instruct SCB to disburse a certain loan for her to use.
Vo Tan Hoang Van himself clearly knows that the amount of money after disbursement in the names of individuals and legal entities in the Van Thinh Phat ecosystem is to withdraw money for use such as repaying old loans at SCB itself, repaying loans at banks. other goods, buying new projects, investing in projects and using them for other purposes by Ms. Truong My Lan. The use of money is not in accordance with the plan in the loan application. However, because he knew Truong My Lan was really the owner of SCB, after receiving instructions, Vo Tan Hoang Van would work with leaders and staff to complete the documents for disbursement.
Mr. Van also knows clearly through each stage the individuals that Ms. Truong My Lan brought up to be SCB leaders to direct lending to Van Thinh Phat’s customer group. That is Ms. Nguyen Thi Thu Suong – Chairwoman of the Board of Directors (BOD) of SCB; Mr. Dinh Van Thanh – Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of SCB and Mr. Tram Thich Ton – Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of SCB as well as the Executive Board, re-evaluation department…
In addition, to avoid inspection and supervision of lending activities, Ms. Truong My Lan directed Vo Tan Hoang Van and Dinh Van Thanh – Chairman of the Board of Directors of SCB to establish new lending units at SCB Headquarters to solve problems. Resolve loans according to Ms. Lan’s request…
From November 18, 2013 to July 25, 2020, as General Director, member of the Board of Directors, member of the Central Business and Investment Council, Chairman of the Head Office Business and Investment Council, Mr. signed 575 re-appraisal submissions, 547 meeting minutes of the Head Office Business and Investment Council, 390 submissions to the General Director, 9 meeting minutes of the Central Business and Investment Council, 372 meeting minutes, votes The Board of Directors voted to approve 402 customers who are individuals and legal entities belonging to the ecosystem of VTP Group, with 638 loans at SCB Bank, with a balance as of October 17, 2022 of more than VND 271,308 billion in principal debt, 133,801 billion VND owes interest and fees, total debt is 405,110 billion VND.
Quick view at 8:00 p.m. on November 20: Former SCB leader took 5.2 million USD for bribes
The investigation agency said that the verification results had enough grounds to determine that Vo Tan Hoang Van was a person with a position and authority who took advantage of his power to actively assist and accomplice Truong My. Lan committed the crimes of “Embezzlement of assets” and “Violation of regulations on banking activities and customer activities related to banking activities”. The criminal acts of the former General Director of SCB jointly caused losses to SCB Bank of more than 60,502 billion VND; jointly appropriated more than 192,434 billion VND from SCB, causing a loss of more than 101,247 billion VND in interest debt.
Vo Tan Hoang Van admitted: Knowing clearly that these loans belonged to VTP Group because they all had in common the false signing of procedures and legal loan documents to disburse and withdraw money from SCB under the direction of Ms. Truong My. Lan. In fact, SCB does not evaluate customers, evaluate collateral, does not care about loan plans, and ignores the normal lending process.
According to the investigation agency, Vo Tan Hoang Van was the person who directly gave money to Nhan under the direction of Truong My Lan, and proactively declared details about giving money to Nhan and other individuals during the inspection and prosecution process. aware of Nhan’s behavior (before prosecuting the case), actively cooperated with the investigation agency. Therefore, based on Article 29 and Article 364 of the Penal Code, Article 5 of Resolution 03/2020 of the Council of Judges of the Supreme People’s Court, do not consider the criminal liability of Vo Tan Hoang Van for the crime “Give bribes”.