Hijacking FB accounts and scams

According to the investigation results of the authorities, on June 23, 2021, a young man named Phuong joined the group “Overseas Vietnamese”.

Then, take over the Facebook of Phuong, who is working in the US. Phuong learns about this woman’s relationships to find ways to cheat money.

Vietnam detective service – He found out and learned that Phuong owed 55 million VND to Tran Thi Do Uyen, 42 years old, residing in Ha Tinh.

Phuong used Phuong’s Facebook to send a message to Uyen saying that she would pay, sending a link containing malicious code asking for information related to a bank account to pay.

After logging into Uyen’s account, Phuong twice deposited 430 million VND into two bank accounts provided by Hieu and Nhat. He texted Uyen asking for her OTP to be sent back to receive the money.

Ms. Uyen followed suit and was appropriated by Phuong’s group with more than 430 million VND.

The victim reported to the authorities after learning that she had been cheated. After an investigation, in mid-October, three suspects were arrested.

Vietnam detective bulletin 2021