On May 28, the Criminal Police Department (PC02), Ho Chi Minh City Police said that it had just coordinated with the Nha Be District Police to destroy the scratch-off casino in Hamlet 2, Long Thoi Commune, Nha Be District.
Gambler dares to jump channel
Accordingly, at 10 p.m. on May 26, inside a level 4 house in Hamlet 2, Long Thoi Commune, Nha Be District, the lights were still on, dozens of gamblers of all ages, men and women, some even carried their children. The child was drunk with blood and was fined by playing cards to earn money when the police arrived.
The police broke into the fourth-level house and discovered a total of 38 people gambling and organizing gambling. Photo: CA
At this time, the scouts of the Anti-social Evils and Gambling Team (Team 5), Division PC02, in collaboration with the Criminal Police, Nha Be District Police, divided many points and surrounded them. Seeing the movement, dozens of gamblers threw properties and money on the spot and ran in all directions.
However, the police closed the siege. As a result, many gamblers risked their lives to jump into the canal, despite the pitch-black night to hide in groves of trees, bushes, or use coconut leaves to cover their bodies, hoping to not be detected.
Tu (left) and Tuan are identified as two people who play the role of organizing and managing the casino in the form of gambling for money. Photo: CA
Among those who jumped the canal, the police quickly “invited” two key members to organize the gambling ring, Vo Thanh Tu (43 years old) and Le Thanh Tuan (46 years old, living in Long Thoi commune, Nha Be district). ).
At the scene, the police temporarily seized nearly 400 million dong, including money in strings, money in the subjects and money scattered by gamblers…, 28 motorbikes and 35 phones.
Both “casino owners” got wet and confessed to the whole crime.
Accordingly, the casino was organized by Tu and collected money. To operate smoothly, Tu hires 10 people, dividing each specific job.
The police temporarily seized a large amount of related material to serve the investigation. Photo: CA
Tuan is in charge of direct management at the casino and receives a “salary” of 10 million/week. Le Van Tu (43 years old) and Le Tan Duong (35 years old, living in Nha Be district) collect money. These two people are paid 5 million and 10 million dong/week, respectively.
In addition, Trang Hoang Tam (39 years old, living in Long An) was assigned the task of advertising to attract guests from all over the world to participate and was paid 10 million VND/week.
The casino operates extremely smoothly because there is a logistics team to take care of everything from eating, parking, refreshments … because Tu hired three more women and two men to take care of “logistics”. The gamblers who come to participate in the ring only need an hour to be served rice, water, coffee for free… The level 4 house is also where Tu and Tuan rent to operate.
Scratch casino in attractive areas, change points continuously
Previously, by many professional measures, PC02 Division discovered that the casino was tightly organized and had a large number of participants in the area of Long Thoi commune, Nha Be district, so it assigned Team 5 to focus on fighting and destroying.
Both the dealer (on the left) and the gambler seem to be well off because they “cheated” a lot of money, wearing gold jewelry. Photo CA
Especially, during the period of the COVID-19 epidemic, there were many complicated developments, the gathering of people caused complications about the epidemic as well as the security and order and social safety situation in the locality.
According to a scout of Team 5, PC02, in order to avoid being watched, Tu organizes a casino to operate in the “golden” time frame from 18:00 to 2 a.m., then rest.
Among them, a large number of women participating in the casino were also arrested by the police. Photo: CA
On the other hand, the venue of the scratch casino is also constantly moving. Where the leading subjects choose to let the middle gamblers “land” in attractive, deserted areas, many canals, only a single route and luxuriant vegetation to easily escape every time. have motion.
Tu and Tuan also specifically assign guards and watchers whenever a gambler kills and punishes. This causes many difficulties during the reconnaissance and investigation of the officers and soldiers of the PC02 Division.
Accordingly, the day the scratch casino was dismantled, the gamblers had been killing for four hours through many hands. “When the police arrived, the small road leading to the house was pitch black, we had to turn off the car lights and run very carefully because just a mistake would lead to a fall into the rice field,” said a scout.
Gamblers are served rice and water throughout the game. Photo CA
Initially, Tu stated that the casino operated from May 5 to now attracts about 20 to 40 gamblers who participate in killing and punishment every day.
“Tu and Tuan string conventions are as follows: Gamblers participate in deposit from one million to five million dong; If your hand wins two games in a row, then the string is 50 thousand dong, the house has from 100,000 to 500,000 dong,” said an investigator.
Due to the “advertisement” of prestige and safety … Tu’s casino attracts a large number of people with red and black blood from District 6, Long An, Dong Nai and even in Tien Giang who also come to visit. join.
Among these, many are women, wearing a lot of gold jewelry, the amount of money they carry with them is also tens of millions, proving that they have a rich life but are stuck on a red and black road.
After taking the initial testimony, Team 5, Division PC02 handed over the files, exhibits and 38 related people to Nha Be District Police to continue investigating, screening and handling gambling behavior and organizing gambling. silver.
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