Vietnam prosecutors seek jail terms for former oil execs
January 12, 2018
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnamese prosecutors requested long jail terms on Thursday for former oil company executives accused of mismanagement or embezzlement, including an ex-senior Communist Party official and an executive whom government agents allegedly kidnapped from Germany.
They are among 22 defendants, most of them current or former senior oil executives, in the country's highest-profile corruption case.
Prosecutors recommended 14-15 years in prison for former Politburo member Dinh La Thang, ex-chairman of state-owned energy giant PetroVietnam, on charges of violating management re...