Two dozen Vietnamese central bankers accused of bribery

Vietnamese authorities allege 24 central bank officials took bribes from a troubled lender

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Vietnamese police have accused 24 former and current central bank officials of accepting bribes from Saigon Joint Stock Commercial Bank (SCB) to overlook financial problems at the bank.

Seventeen officials from the State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) could be charged with accepting bribes of between $4,125 and $5.2 million to overlook “extreme violations” being committed by the private lender, according to media outlets.

The Ministry of Public Security has recommended that public prosecutors charge Do

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