Include 2 cases in the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption to monitor

On the afternoon of February 1st, the Central Internal Affairs Committee held a press conference to announce the results of the 25th meeting of the Central Steering Committee for Anti-Corruption and Anti-Negative Behaviors.


Six officials disciplined for asset declaration violations for the first time

The report stated that at the meeting on February 1, the Steering Committee discussed and gave opinions on 4 contents: Report on the review of the activities of the Steering Committee in 2023, the work program for 2024; report on the results of directing the handling of cases, cases falling under the purview of the Steering Committee for monitoring and directing in 2023; report on the results of the planned inspection No. 35 of the Steering Committee; and the Plan for the mechanism for handling exhibits, assets related to the case during the investigation, prosecution, and trial.

The report showed that in 2023, inspection, supervision, audit, and examination work were carried out powerfully, synchronously, with strict discipline, encouraging resignation, promptly dismissing, replacing officials subject to disciplinary action, with limited capacity and low credibility, creating breakthroughs in the detection and handling of corruption and negativity.

Also in 2023, party committees and inspection commissions of all levels disciplined 606 organizations and 24,162 party members, an increase of 12% in the number of party members disciplined compared to 2022.

Ms. Truong My Lan before arrest.

The Central Executive Committee, the Politburo, the Party Central Committee, and the Central Inspection Committee disciplined 19 officials under the management of the Politburo and the Party Central Committee, including 6 officials disciplined for the first time for violations in asset and income declaration.

Since the beginning of the 13th Party Congress, a total of 105 officials under the management of the Central Committee have been disciplined, of which 2/3 of the party members were disciplined for wrongdoing from previous terms. Among these 105 officials, there are 22 members and former members of the Party Central Committee.

The investigation, prosecution, and trial work were vigorously and resolutely directed, and many cases of particularly serious, complicated corruption and negativity were promptly initiated, investigated, and handled in a systematic, cautious, and stringent manner, but also very humane, with no forbidden areas and no exceptions.

Include 2 cases in the monitoring and directing scope

In the past year, the national litigation agencies initiated proceedings on 4,523 cases and 9,373 defendants involved in corruption, economic crimes, and office-related offenses, of which there were 899 new corruption cases with 2,446 defendants. As for cases and incidents falling under the purview of the Steering Committee for monitoring and directing, 13 new cases with 54 defendants were initiated, and 252 defendants were added to 26 pending cases…

The report also stated that new investigations and expanded investigations were carried out in many particularly serious, complicated negative cases both within and outside the state, such as the case of Van Thinh Phat, SCB Bank, inspection, AIC, FLC, Tan Hoang Minh… Timely conduct of trials in key cases as planned.

In the past year, provincial steering committees have put more than 260 corruption and negative cases under monitoring. Directing local litigation agencies initiated 839 new corruption cases involving 2,276 defendants. Many localities have prosecuted officials under the management of the Central Committee, Provincial Party Committees, and City Party Committees, including former provincial party secretaries, former provincial chairmen, and vice provincial chairmen…

Also in the past year, the litigation agencies temporarily seized, confiscated, sealed, and recovered more than 234 trillion VND in valuable assets.

For the key tasks in 2024, the Steering Committee requires the completion of inspections and audits of specialized topics and cases as directed by the Steering Committee. Urgently conclude, handle thoroughly violations related to VietA, AIC, Van Thinh Phat, SCB Bank. At the same time, focus on investigating, prosecuting, and conducting first-instance trials in cases occurring at the Department of Vehicle Registration and local registration centers, the case of Van Thinh Phat, SCB Bank, FLC, Tan Hoang Minh…

At the meeting, the Steering Committee decided to place 2 cases under monitoring and direction, including the case “Violation of regulations on research, exploration, and exploitation of resources; Serious accounting violations; smuggling at Thai Duong Group Joint Stock Company, Vietnam Rare-earth Joint Stock Company, and related units; The case “Abuse of position and powers while performing official duties” at the Ministry of Industry and Trade and localities. Consensus on handling 8 cases and 11 incidents falling within the monitoring and directing scope, as they have been resolved in accordance with the provisions of the law.